Purpose

Enables, Builds, Empowers

Enables the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to influence decision makers – and supports the sector as its voice
Builds capacity within the sector to shape a better, more diverse and equal society
Empowers people and organisations to be heard and take action

Today and for the Future

Vision

An improved quality of life in all of Newcastle and Gateshead's communities and for all of it's citizens.

Mission

To provide a trusted voice, vision and influence for organisations and individuals in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Aim

To improve the quality of life in Newcastle and Gateshead by a broad programme of voluntary action and activity, recognising that priority should be focussed on the most disadvantaged communities.

Our values

Our values guide how we behave and make decisions. We will:

  • Provide leadership
  • Be supportive
  • Challenge unfairness

The principles and ways of working that underpin our values include:

  • Valuing the people and groups we support
  • Providing independent choice and challenge 
  • Advocating and empowering individuals and organisations
  • Demonstrating leadership
  • Ensuring quality and impact
  • Behaving with integrity and honesty
  • Providing independent choice and challenge

Equality and diversity statement

Newcastle CVS is committed to promoting equality and diversity and will take steps to challenge discrimination, harassment and victimisation in everything that we do. No organisation or individual to whom we provide services will be disrespectfully treated or discriminated against by us on any condition or requirement that cannot be shown to be justified including but not limited to the nine protected characteristics defined in the Equality Act 2010.