The SVA's purpose is to activate, support and inspire young people to mobilise as citizens and connect with their community through service and volunteering. Kia tūao, e tū ki te ao - Be a volunteer, stand up in the world.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)
Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body
Promotion of volunteering
Education / training / research, Community development, Emergency / disaster relief
Children / young people
Voluntary bodies other than charities, General public
SVA Foundation is a Charitable Trust that is governed by a Board of Trustees. SVA Clubs (typically but not always incorporated societies) can affiliate to the SVA Foundation for the usage of the "Student Volunteer Army" brand.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.