Welcome to Gosport Voluntary Action Website
Gosport Voluntary Action (GVA) is an independent charity providing voluntary sector support, community development, domestic help, information, community transport services and a range of other services for the residents of the borough of Gosport. GVA is the local Council of Voluntary Service (CVS) for the Gosport area, with a membership made up of over 200 voluntary and community organisations operating for the benefit of local residents.
Our aim is to improve the quality of life for residents of Gosport, in particular for those with disabilities and older people, through the work of our various projects which include:
Advocacy for Older People, Dustbusters, Decorating & Repairs Taskforce, Gosport Gardens, Supported Volunteering, GVA Community Engagement Team, Gosport Volunteer Team (Go Volunteer @ GVA), Loud & Proud Volunteering Group for young people aged 16-25 and Driving Force.
You can find out more about any of these projects by clicking on the menu GVA pull-down menu at the top of the website.
Gosport Voluntary Action is a member of the National Association for Voluntary & Community Action (NAVCA).
We are open every week day, Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm.
Are you looking to Volunteer in the local area? GoVolunteer@GVA Can Help..
‘GoVolunteer@GVA’ is the new name for what was formerly known as Gosport Volunteer Centre.
We keep an up to date list of all Gosport and Hampshire volunteering opportunities on the do-it website here: Go Volunteer – Local Opportunities page.
Interested in volunteering and live in the Portsmouth or Southsea area?
If you live in Portsmouth, Southsea or nearby surrounding areas, then you can look at the ‘Portsmouth Together’ Website here – This website provides a searchable volunteering opportunities database, alternatively you can e-mail: Volunteer@portsmouthcc.gov.uk or phone 02392 841280 for more information.
Gosport Voluntary Action is a company limited by guarantee, Registered in England & Wales Number 4191320 / Registered Charity Number 1087177
We are grateful for the support of Gosport Borough Council, Hampshire County Council and all our volunteers.