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Become a member of ACVO for as little as £25 per yearand help us to strengthen the voice of the third sector in Aberdeen

Our members represent the diversity of Aberdeen’s third sector

The broad range of organisations and groups that make up Aberdeen’s Third Sector is reflected in our membership – in becoming part of our community you are joining hundreds of organisations and like minded people who work tirelessly to ensure the people of Aberdeen are cared for and our communities are inclusive places to live.

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Why become an ACVO Member?

Be part of the collective voice of the third sector in Aberdeen

The more members we have the more weight we have in advocating the views of the third sector to public and private sectors alike.

Visual presence for your organisation

Member organisations will feature on our site, be given priority coverage in ACVO News and enjoy discounted advertisement rates for vacancy promotion

The ability to vote for representatives on ACVO’s Board of Directors

Invitation to our AGM and Member's events

Share your views and network with like minded people from the sector at our events

The ability to stand for election as a member of ACVO’s Board of Directors

Free HR and Health & Safety support

ACVO members can benefit from a range of free services such as training, risk assessments and champion initiatives

What our team say

“ACVO’s job is to support, represent and advocate for the Third Sector in the City of Aberdeen. Your organisation can help us to get better at that by becoming an ACVO member…

The more members that ACVO has, the more representative of the Sector we are.

The more members, the more clout we have in advocating for you and representing your views to public and private sectors alike.

Becoming an ACVO member is a good way to ensure that the services ACVO provides are the ones valued by its members and meeting their needs.

If ACVO has helped you, help ACVO in return by becoming a member and helping us to do the best job we can do for you and the Third Sector as a whole.

Sandy Mathers 

Development Officer, ACVO TSI

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Our members

Below are some of our valued members from Aberdeen’s third sector

Cairncry Community Centre

Cairncry Community Centre

We are a voluntary-run Centre that have a variety of groups for people of all ages. 
Aberdeen Unitarians

Aberdeen Unitarians

Aberdeen Unitarian Church is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) Scottish Charity Reference: SCO05218
NSPCC Childline

NSPCC Childline

Our Childline service gives children and young people a voice when no one else is listening. Whatever problems or ...
Home-Start Aberdeen

Home-Start Aberdeen

Home-Start responds to families’ needs, providing support to those living in Aberdeen who are facing more ...

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Ordinary Membership

(Voting Member)

For organisations with a governing document operating in the city of Aberdeen

Associate Membership

(non voting member)

For individuals who support the aims of ACVO and statutory bodies

About ACVO

ACVO provides support, learning and development opportunities for people and organisations through their programmes of work– whether you want to know more about volunteering; setting up and running a third sector organisation; or using social enterprise as a model to deliver social good, the interface is your local starting point.

We have over 20 years experience working in Aberdeen as the central hub of knowledge relating to the local third sector.


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