About VOLA

VOLA is a consortium of Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector service providers operating in Liverpool City Region.  The consortium exists to provide a formal structure for supporting the VCSE sector in relation to learning, skills and  employment support and criminal justice services (crime prevention and rehabilitation of offenders) in the area.

Housed in Sefton CVS, VOLA has been in operation as a social enterprise since 2007 and was legally constituted in October 2013.  VOLA Consortium is a Company Ltd by Guarantee (8746685) and a Registered Charity (1158777).

VOLA has a strong, demonstrable track record of success in managing and delivering complex and challenging public sector contracts supported by solid business management and support infrastructures.  Since 2007, the consortium has won and delivered over £17,910,833  public funded contracts, supporting more than 9,100 learners and 800 employers through a range of adult and youth focused programmes.

VOLA has a robust contract, project and partnership management processes and to date, (Jul-20), having involved 97 member and partner organisations in the delivery of consortium contracts since 2007.  Over 150 members have taken part in capacity building and quality improvement activities.

If you are interested in joining VOLA, visit the ‘Become a Member’ section of the site. Details of current delivery can be found in the ‘Projects’ section.