VODA Membership

Membership of VODA is open to any voluntary, community and social enterprise organisation with a written governing document, operating in North Tyneside. VODA members:

  • receive discounted training
  • can vote at our AGM and be elected to VODA’s Board of Directors

Strength in numbers

Becoming a member of VODA also helps to strengthen the voice of the sector in North Tyneside, helping to increase our influence in decision making and ensuring the sector is represented at a strategic level.

Join our Community Database

Even if you are not eligible to be a full member of VODA, you may wish to register to be included on our Community Database. This helps us to let people know about your organisation and the work you do and enables you to access our information and other resources. Please complete and submit the form on the right to request to join our database.

Terms and Conditions: Please read and save a copy of our terms and conditions for your records before submitting a membership and community database form.

Volunteer with us

We involve a number of volunteers in our work – both through the social action projects we deliver and within VODA itself. Get in touch for more information.

Become a member

VODA MembershipVODA’s Community Database

Registered CharityCommunity Interest CompanyCommunity or voluntary organisationStatutory body e.g. school, NHS, Local AuthorityOther type of organisation (please specify):

Local Authority CouncillorMPMEPOther (please specify)

Public Information (this information will be included in our Directory of Organisations)

All North TynesideBattle HillBentonCamperdownChirtonCollingwoodCullercoatsHowdonKillingworthLongbentonMonkseaton NorthMonkseaton SouthNorthumberlandPrestonRiversideSt MarysTynemouthValleyWallsendWeetsladeWhitley BayBased elsewhere but operate in North TynesideWe do not operate in North Tyneside


People who are or at risk of becoming addictedAsylum seekers or refugeesBlack or Minority EthnicCarersChildren and young peopleHobbyists or enthusiastsHomeless or at risk of homelessnessLGBTQUnemployedMilitary/ex-military, professionals/ex-professionals or tradespersonsOffenders or ex-offendersParents/grandparentsPeople in povertySports/active life participantsDisabled peopleThose with learning difficultiesPeople with mental health issuesThose who have a specific medical conditionVictims of crime including domestic and sexual abuseOther (please specify)

Provide activities for children and/or young peopleProvide activities for elderly peopleProvide activities for the local community, e.g. community centreGive advice and information to help people with a problemAdvocateAnimal welfareInvolve people in the arts or performing artsBefriend peopleCampaign or lobbyCommunity development/improvementCounselling or therapyDay care servicesEducate, train or mentorEnvironmental carePractice a faithFamily support and mediationProvide grants or loansHealth care, education and/or improvementHeritage and historyPursue a hobby, interest or leisure activity (not sport, see “Pursue a sport” below)Housing and accommodationLife preservation e.g. First Aid, inshore rescueProvide meals or foodResidents associationOverseas aidEncourage and facilitate self helpPursue a sportOther activity (please specify)