01727 814644 [email protected]


St Albans & District Centre for Voluntary Service is a membership organisation that supports local groups, charities and Social Enterprises by representing them within the public sector and providing information and guidance to help them achieve their goals and thrive.

Some of the ways in which we help our members:

  • Funding & Governance advice

  • Bid writing

  • Volunteer recruitment & management

  • Training

  • Networking events

Membership Models

Membership is open to both new and existing voluntary and community groups.

The current membership fee is £50 per membership year (1 April to 31 March).
There is a subsidised rate for some groups of £20.This is provided by St Albans City and District Council to groups (with beneficiaries in the St Albans District) with an annual income of £5,000 or less OR with no paid staff or consultants.

CVS membership rates and benefits are explained fully here (PDF).

CVS Registration Form 17/18  (Word)

Once you’ve chosen the right scheme for you, please return this completed form, together with an electronic copy of your Constitution or other governing document by e-mail (Hard copies only accepted with prior agreement. If you cannot e-mail please ring on 01727 814644) Payment details are below and on the bottom of the form. Alternatively you can register online and post us a cheque.

Payment may be made by one of the following methods:

  1. Bank transfer to CVS St Albans , CAF Bank Ltd, Account No: 00013266, Sort Code: 40-52-40

    Reference: Please include the name of your group so we can identify the payment.

  2. Cheque payable to CVS St Albans.