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Central Office

One Wellwynd

35 Wellwynd



Tel: 01236 748011
Fax: 01236 745571


South Office
84 Main Street
01698 358866

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About Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire


Our vision is for high levels of volunteering and public confidence in the voluntary sector across North Lanarkshire.

Our vision for Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is a credible, valued and highly regarded strategic partner and first point of contact for volunteering and voluntary sector issues, known for its inclusiveness, responsiveness and innovation; well run, well resourced and self-sufficient, with skilled and motivated staff and volunteers, widely regarded as an exemplar organisation and model of best practice.


Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire will foster dynamic, inclusive communities by promoting and supporting volunteering and the development of the voluntary and community sectors, improving the quality of life for all North Lanarkshire’s citizens.

Strategic Aims

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire will be the single door access for volunteering and the voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire – for individual volunteers, for member organisations and for strategic partners.

Our strategic aims are to:


Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is a values-based organisation. Our approach and delivery of our programme of work is underpinned by our commitment to five core organisational values which influence and shape our work. These are:

Pursuit of Excellence
Working towards the highest possible quality in everything we do

Caring for People
Ensuring that our customers receive the high standard of services that they deserve

Working with many organisations and individuals, and ensuring communication and collaboration

Prodigious Effort
Committing to and recognising high performance and technical ability from all our staff

No Fear of Failure
Being willing to take risks and innovate

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