Quality Marks & Accreditation

Sefton CVS holds the following quality assurance marks and training accreditations:

  • Investors in People – Gold Standard
  • NAVCA Quality Award
  • Volunteer Centre Quality Assurance
  • Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Health Promoting
  • Navajo (LGBT-friendly) Charter Mark
  • Workplace Wellbeing Charter
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Approved Provider Status (Mentoring and Befriending)
  • Open Awards Approved Centre
  • Recognised Centre Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)
  • Recognised Centre Mental Health First Aid

In addition to existing awards, Sefton CVS and members of its team received the following new recognition during 2016/17:

  • CVS was recognised as Student Employer of the Year by Edge Hill
  • Charity ADHD presented CVS with a Participation of the Year 2016 recognition award.
  • Young Advisor and student Shannon Bryan was named Student Employee of the Year by Edge Hill University.
  • Laura Goad was recognised as Young Advisor Lead of the Year in the National Young Advisor Awards 2016.
  • In the same awards Sefton Young Advisors won Community Project of the Year for their involvement in Sefton Council’s 2030 Vision.
  • CVS received a Bronze Award in the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme for its work on the Sefton Armed Forces Covenant.
  • The Poppy on the Beach initiative was a category award winner in the Remember World War One Awards 2016.