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Partnerships

The Partnerships Team will aim to keep CAS at the forefront of Community and Voluntary Action across the UK and to bring innovation right into the heart of Suffolk.  

We will continually scan and research innovative and successful approaches to providing quality partnership working to develop local relationships with statutory, business and VCSE sectors to position CAS as an organisation ready and able to support VCSE organisations.  

The Partnerships Team at CAS helps to deliver the CAS operational plan. This role includes ensuring that the VCSE sector is supported to have an independent voice. The team aims to help to build, develop and strengthen a range of strategic networks and relationships with organisations such as key VCSE partner organisations, representative bodies, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, the Health and Wellbeing Board and other key groups such as the Collaborative Communities Board.  

We are working across our wider VCSE sector to develop and implement communications systems that will enable effective information exchange within the  sector and with partners.  We will aim to create conditions to enable the sector to form effective partnerships and collaborations.  

CAS aims to coordinate representation of CAS and VCSE representatives.  We will aim to ensure the utilisation of a range of mediums to communicate and promote the benefits of partnerships and collaboration. 

CAS is developing a new website that will be launched early in 2020 and this will enable us to achieve these aims more effectively.