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Welcome to North Tyneside VODA

We are here to support the Charities and VCS groups in North Tyneside

VODA is a registered charity (number 1075060) based in North Tyneside. We’re here to provide support, advice and training to volunteers and voluntary and community groups operating in the borough. Please explore our website to find out more about the services we provide, or contact us for further information.

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Support for Groups

We can offer support, advice and training to your group at every stage of its development, from starting up and running well to raising money and planning for the future.
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Become a Volunteer

No matter how much time you can give, we can help find a meaningful volunteering to suit you
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Support for Trustees

Charity trustees, committee members, management committee – whatever your organisation calls its governing group, we are here to support its members.
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Become a member

Membership of VODA is open to any voluntary, community and social enterprise organisation with a written governing document, operating in North Tyneside. VODA members
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Flexible Working Room Hire Breakout Rooms  Meeting Spaces Easy Access Support Incubator Space

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Community Sector Hub

Key Projects

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Help Me Be Digital

Digital one-to-one support to help North Tyneside residents get online.



North Tyneside's Recovery College for young people aged 16-25.


Good Neighbours

Volunteers carrying out tasks typical of a ‘good neighbour’ for vulnerable residents

Sector Connector

Sector Connector

Connecting businesses to the voluntary and community sector to make a difference.

Living Well

Living Well

Supporting our communities with support and information to help us to live well locally.

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Best Start

Peer support project in North Tyneside to help reduce new parent isolation.

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Recovery College for self-management of mental health & wellbeing.

Grow & Eat

Grow & Eat

Supporting local groups and communities to grow their own food.

Make a difference and volunteer

There are so many benefits to volunteering – not only is it a great way to give some of your time and skills for the benefit of your local community, but volunteering is a fantastic way to learn new skills, meet people, gain confidence and self-esteem, improve your CV and future job prospects, benefit your mental health and wellbeing and, of course, to have fun.


Do your bit for North Tyneside search for local volunteering roles here

Funders and Partners

For a full list of our Funders, please see our latest Annual Report.

Funders logos, including NTCA Good Work Pledge Advanced, North Tyneside Council, North of Tyne Combined Authority, National Lottery Community Fund, NHS North East and North Cumbria, European Social Fund, NCVO Accredited Volunteer Centre, Disability Confident Employer.

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voluntary opportunities for the North Tyneside VCSE by signing up for our
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If you would like to submit information on a service or event, advertise a job and increase your organisations profile across North Tyneside, please email: