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Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

Salford Council for Voluntary Services was established in 1973 and has been based in for most of its life in the atmospheric old town hall in Eccles.

eccles old town hall

Originally operating as a co-operative, the structure began to change in 2001 when it had its first Co-ordinator, closely followed in 2002 with its first Chief Officer.

The organisation was incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee in 1985 (registration number 1948293) and registered as a Charity in 1988 (registration number 519361).

In 2008 the organisation was renamed Salford Community and Voluntary Services.

Salford CVS currently operates a number of other branded initiatives, including Volunteer Centre Salford.

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As a membership organisation, Salford CVS’ key relationships lie with its member organisations; and with the wider third sector in Salford – which comprises 1,364 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (State of the Voluntary Sector in Salford 2013, Sheffield Hallam University).

Salford CVS currently has in the region of 600 members – all of whom are organisations from the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Salford.

The organisation is governed by a Board of Trustees who are elected by members at our annual general meeting. The Board comprises people who predominantly live and / or work in Salford and who have relevant skills and experience to share. Each year the elected Board appoints a Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer from amongst its Trustee team.

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View our current Board of Trustees and current Staff and Volunteer Team.

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 
Email: office@salfordcvs.co.uk

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Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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