Local infrastructure support for VCS in Worcester city and rural environs. Provide information, advice, support, training around governance, funding, best practice in recruiting, retaining & supporting volunteers etc. Partnership working with Pershore, Evesham & Malvern Centres. DBS umbrella body for VCS & other sectors. Volunteer recruitment, supported volunteering for young people aged 16 - 19 years and for adults over 25 years, youth volunteering, Low Level Preventative services (i.e. gardening, shopping, dog walking, form filling etc), community transport using volunteers in their own cars and/or our own fully adapted mini-buses & MPV's, inter-generational community projects. Support the development of new groups i.e. Worcester Roots Foundation - a youth led environmental group, GOAL - an arts & crafts group for people with disabilities, and Fun Squads - holiday activities for young volunteers working with existing play schemes throughout the city.