Voluntary Groups East Sutherland - VG-ES exists to support the voluntary sector in East Sutherland.
VG-ES was formed in 1973. It has grown from a part-time worker to an organisation with 3 staff: a Chief Officer, Development Officer and an Administrator. It owns a dedicated building for voluntary sector activity.
VG-ES is a membership organisation. Voluntary organisations with a remit in East Sutherland are eligible to become members. Membership of VG-ES has steadily grown over the past ten years and currently sits around 186 groups. The breadth and diversity of activity is inspirational, ranging from small local groups to branches of national organisations. Members pay an annual subscription of: £10 per group or £5 per individual.
It is managed by a Board of Directors who are elected every year at the AGM by the membership. There are three office bearers: Chairman, and Vice-chair who are elected from the Board of Directors on their first meeting after the AGM and usually agree to hold office for a term of three years. Each director may serve for up to three years and is eligible for re-election after that period. The Chief Officer is the Company Secretary.
Monday - Wednesday :
9:00 am – 1:00 pm &
Thursday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm