VCSA Annual Assembly Meeting



This year's assembly theme will be promoting mental health and wellbeing for voluntary sector staff and volunteers.


9:00-9:30am Registration and Networking

9:30 - 10:30am Welcome, Annual Report, Survey Results and Review of VCSA Annual Priorities

10:20-11:00am "We're Right Here - a Campaign for Community Power" Keynote address and discussion with Charlotte Hollins, Community Trust Manager at Fordhall Community Farm

11:00-11:20am Networking and Tea/Coffee Break

11:20am-12:20pm Resilience Workshop with Clive Ireland, Chair of Shropshire Mental Health Support

12:20-12:30pm Closing remarks

Organisations with stalls at the event include:

In Kind Direct, Shropshire Mental Health Support, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Marches Energy Agency, The National Lottery Community Foundation, Severn Trent Foundation, Community Resource, Energize STW, Ready Easy Telford & Wrekin, Save Our Shropshire, ... and more!

Everyone is welcome to bring flyers or leaflets to share, but if you would like a stall for bigger materials, please email Sarah Hampson at just so that we can be prepared to accommodate you.

Additional information:

If you will need transportation from the Shrewsbury bus or train station to the football ground, please email Sarah Hampson at as soon as possible as we are making arrangements for a shuttle.

All are welcome - you do not have to be a VCSA member to join us and network with other voluntary sector organisations like yours! If you do want to join us, it's free! Just visit: