Presentation on theme: "Landscape Seminar : The Voluntary Sector: a guided tour Thursday 15 March 2012 influence inform strengthen connect."— Presentation transcript:
Landscape Seminar : The Voluntary Sector: a guided tour Thursday 15 March 2012 influence inform strengthen connect
Welcome & introduction Key features in the landscape: Judy Robinson, Chief Executive Involve Yorkshire & Humber Shape & size of the VCS Below the radar Surprises How the VCS works Questions Community action & organisation: Mandy Wilson, community consultant and activist Social enterprise in Y&H: Alex Sobel, General Manager Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber Refreshment break Health & social care in the VCS: Julie Robinson, Chief Executive St Anne’s Community Services What are the big issues? Running Order
is it about this?
or is it actually about this?
Northern Rock Study Key Findings in Yorkshire & Humber: There are over 14,000 registered third sector organisations (Mapping TSOs) They have an annual income of over £2.75 billion and total assets of £3.73 billion (Mapping TSOs) They employ 72,700 paid workers or 3% of the region’s workforce (Paid Work and Vol) There are 335,400 volunteers who contribute over 25 million hours per year to the sector (Paid Work and Vol)
Northern Rock Study Third sector employment as a proportion of total employment by local authority
Northern Rock Study Proportion of the population who have given help at least once a month in the last year (2008)
Northern Rock Study
Surprises Rural and Urban Vulnerability Sources of income Not everywhere is the same: the geography of cuts
What sort of Organisations Front line Community groups Sports organisations Service delivery –big and small Campaigning Information and advice Volunteering Support and development Mutual aid
Below the Radar? For every registered third sector organisations there is at least one unregistered organisation (BTR)
Below the Radar?
A Big Society in Yorkshire and the Humber? Context and Place variation is deprivation across Yorkshire and Humber Concentrations of deprivation at different levels
A Big Society in Yorkshire and the Humber? Power and Empowerment
A Big Society in Yorkshire and Humber? Participation and Involvement
Community Action and Organisation Mandy Wilson Community Consultant and Activist
Social Enterprise in Yorkshire and Humber Alex Sobel General Manager Social Enterprise Yorkshire & the Humber
Health & Social Care in the VCS Julie Robinson Chief Executive St Anne’s Community Services
Resources Involve Research & briefings (specific research reports:Third Sector Trends Survey;A Big Society in Yorkshire & Humber) Networks: HealthNetYHHealthNetYH Rural Network Learning & Skills Voluntary Sector Network Volunteering…and others!Volunteering VCS directories and listings Voluntary Actions/CVS contact details: NAVCA General VCS information: NCVO