Community Engagement

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Our Community Engagement services are delivered to support the voluntary sector in the borough. Our aim is to network, create partnerships and help start & develop community groups and charities. We offer volunteer recruitment and management support, networking forums, training & events for our members. Support is provided online or face to face from our offices in the High Street and the Roundhouse Volunteer Centre in the Marlowes.

What support can the Community Engagement Team offer to your community group or charity?

  • Funding advice 
  • Governance advice and support 
  • Networking forums 
  • Annual voluntary sector conference & Funding Fair 
  • Monthly newsletter 
  • Community Fundraising Events 
  • Support with Volunteer Recruitment & Management 
  • Training for your Staff & Volunteers 
  • Support to publicise & promote your group 
  • Connect Dacorum membership to link you with local businesses 
  • find you volunteers who we will check out reference and ID for you plus DBS (see below)

To become a member of Community Action Dacorum

The membership fee for 2023/24 is £40.00 invoiced annually. Membership also includes access to other CAD services, including minibus hire, payroll services and 25% reduction on advertising on Radio Dacorum.

For more information please email volunteering@communityactiondacorum.org.uk or download the Membership Form 2023/24 here.

If you are a sports organisation based in Dacorum you will be eligible for free membership for one year, funded by Herts Sports Partnership – to join please complete and return the sports membership form or email loretta@communityactiondacorum.org.uk for more details. 

DBS Checks

Community Action Dacorum provides this service to all members.  We process DBS checks on your behalf. 

The Disclosure and Barring Service is the name for what was called the Criminal Records Bureau. Many people are familiar with the term CRB, and DBS has now replaced this.  

Download the two forms below to get started.

Read more and Apply

Guide for Individuals Completing a DBS Disclosure 

Email contacts for more information on the above

TopicEmail address
Advice on managing your group or becoming a charityLoretta@communityactiondacorum.org.uk
Support in recruiting volunteers/or managing your volunteersVolunteering@communityactiondacorum.org.uk
Minibus hiredeborah@communityactiondacorum.org.uk
Help with your payrollgery@communityactiondacorum.org.uk
DBS checkskerry@communityactiondacorum.org.uk
Printing or copyingreception@communityactiondacorum.org.uk
Any other enquiriesloretta@communityactiondacorum.org.uk