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Voluntary Sector Support


Voluntary Sector Support Services

Helping you deliver more effective services. Our team has decades of experience in service planning, development and delivery - let us help you improve the delivery of your services."

In the current climate we are all under pressure to do less with more. Action for People has been supporting charities and Local Authorities to do just this.

We have worked with Charities, Local Authorities, Public Health teams and independent organisations. Action for People have provided over 42,000 hours of Support Services in the last three years to voluntary sector organisations and Local Authorities. 

Services for charities and NFP organisations

Risk assessment

Bid Writing

Fundraising assistance

Events Management 

Community evaluations / feasibility studies

Research projects / project management / business planning

Section 44 Inspections (Childrens homes)


End of year report writing

AGM presentations / Project presentation

Mobile team

(Virtual Administrators, Accountant, Clerical)

Acting senior staff services, including Chief Executive, Operational and Project Management contract roles

Website design, brochure and poster design and campaign development 

Community surveys / reviews





At Action for People we run extensive training programmes specifically tailored for voluntary groups, charities and SME's we run certified courses and also ones for honing your skills and specialised training for teams. to find out more visit our dedicated TRAINING PAGE HERE

Training we run for organisations and individuals include:



Events Management / Conferences


Accounts management



Volunteer recruitment & management

Coaching for presentation work or board meetings

Board meeting training for trustee boards



Marketing and Digital 

Action for People has it's own dedicated design team and professional marketing team, it can help boost your digital presence or help give your group a refresh. Some of the services we offer are:- 

Website Design / Refresh

Doing a digital Healthcheck including an online audit 

Help you with your SEO, ranking and how best to use analytics 

Brochures, Posters, Presentation and digital publishing 

Events Management 

Social Media Audit and Management 


"Action for People funded staff to cater for 33 scholarship music places for the charity GO! thanks to those who help make this possible and who have supported our work over the last two years!"

Business, Marketing & Project Support

Action for People offers unique business and marketing support with social entrepreneurship at its core. Working with a wide variety of business' including charities, community groups, Local Authorities to start-ups companies,  we develop projects designed to be profitable and that will benefit the local community. 

As an organisation we seek to help charities and other not for profit groups to develop business models that will support projects that are sustainable and capable of creating free reserves to facilitate new development.

The team here at Action for People offer a flexible service where they can work in house or remotely to manage or set up projects as a completely independent mobile team. Freeing you up to deliver your work, contracts and day to day with an experienced senior management team with no lengthy contracts. Quick, easy, affordable and reliable. It's that simple!" 


Who we are......

Action for People is an organisation that runs training, projects, events and programs that benefit communities. Since 2015 Action for people have:

  • Funded over 42,000 hours of Charity support services

  • Helped recruit over 410 volunteers for voluntary groups 

  • Provided short breaks leaders for over 4289 hours of clubs and events in 3 years

  • Funded staff to cater for 33 Scholarship music places for the charity GO!

  • In 3 years Action for People provided recruitment, training and staff to facilitate over 1127 hours of befriending and mentoring services

  • Built support websites and services across the South of England in Advice and guidance, mental health support, Support With confidence for older people and much more gaining over 200k page hits for those seeking support

  • Designed brochures, posters, user guides and marketing materials to support community groups, Local Authorities and charitable organisations

Design and Communication Services

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Partnership Work


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Support With Confidence

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Befriending and Mentoring

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Voluntary Sector and Support Service Consultancy

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More of what we do...

Action for People works directly with the National Support with Confidence team providing advice, guidance and scheme management advice. Could your area benefit from:




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Volunteer Recruitment and Fundraising 

Action for People have helped recruit over 410 active volunteers, created fundraising literature, fundraising packs, online portals and much more... We care about communities and know that charities need as much support as possible, we take a personal and unique approach to help grow your charity...

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Support Directories 

We provide online, telephone and printed support directories which include making support accessible for vulnerable people, family support, mental health and much more...

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Short Breaks, Clubs and Consultancy

The team at Action have provided thousands of hours of Short Breaks and managed contracts around the country. Talk to our experienced team on how we can run sessions in your area or work with your teams to deliver contracts that have a positive impact in your area. 

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Website Development and Design

The creative team at Action have helped work with organisations, community groups, Local Authorities and much more to create bespoke, relevant websites for projects and larger organisations. Good design, bespoke to you ... Make an impact now!

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