Social Venture Partnership is a structured corporate skills volunteering package for businesses. It creates various volunteering opportunities for your staff including skills sharing, business skills presentations, selection panels, board memberships and mentoring.
Volunteering within Social Venture Partnership has a focus on using business skills and expertise to build the capability and capacity of people with ideas for social change. The programme can be adapted to support the specific priorities of a business, either a geographical area or a particular theme (e.g. Children and Young People, Environment etc.).
Your Business works with 5 to 10 new-start social ventures (charities, social enterprises, community businesses and projects) over a period of 6 months. Your business provides support ,based on the skills and experience of your staff, alongside third sector expertise from the Participate Team.