Apply for membership

Groups or organisations operating in Brighton, Hove, Adur or Worthing can apply to become a member of ours. Individuals can not join us as a member.

If you work or volunteer for one of our members and would like to be added to our database or email groups, get in touch with us using the details below.

Before completing the membership application form, please first check that your group or organisation isn’t already a member of ours on our members details page.

Please also read our members code of conduct which we expect all our members to follow.

If your group or organisation isn’t a member and would like to become one please complete the form below. We’ll then process your application and get in touch with you.

If you’ve any questions about membership, how we use the information you give us, the form, or if you need the form in a different format, get in touch with us on info@bhcommunityworks.org.uk or 01273 234023

 

Organisation details

This information will appear in our online Members Directory

Organisation name*:
Address *:
Post town *:
Postcode *:
Telephone *
Public email
Website
Facebook
Twitter

Lead contact

This is the person at your organisation who will be the main contact for your membership with Community Works and can vote at our AGM

First Name *:
Last Name *:
Role:
Address:
Post town:
Postcode:
Telephone *
Email

Eligibility and income

Please confirm you are eligible for membership by ticking the boxes which apply to your group or organisation below. By ticking these boxes you are agreeing with the statements listed. Please note our Trustees reserve the right to refuse membership to an organisation which they believe to be ineligible. *

We are a community group, voluntary organisation, charity or other not-for-profit organisation which pursues general charitable and/or social objectives.
We are active in and/or operate to benefit communities in Adur District, Worthing Borough and/or the City of Brighton and Hove.
We have a constitution or other accepted rules of working and our aims, objectives and working methods are written down in a publically available document.
We have a commitment to equal opportunities and the promotion of equality and diversity.
We have a commitment to safeguarding staff, volunteers and service users.
We are a community interest company, not-for-profit company or social enterprise and will provide a copy of our constitution or governing document which shows we have an asset lock to another not-for-profit organisation and anybody can apply to be on our governing body (Please email it to info@bhcommunityworks.org.uk)

Please confirm your approach to safeguarding if you work with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults by ticking the boxes which apply to your group or organisation below. By ticking these boxes you are agreeing with the statement listed.

Please note if you don't agree with the last three statements we can help you to access appropriate support.

We work with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults
We have a safeguarding policy that is regularly updated
We undertake Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks on our staff and volunteers
We ensure our staff and volunteers access safeguarding training every three years

What is the average gross annual income of your group/organisation? (Please enter numbers only):

Please indicate which category of membership your group/organisation falls into, based on your group/organisation's average gross annual income *

Membership fee for two years
Under £35,000 Free
Over £35,000 and under £100,000 £50.00
Over £100,000 and under £250,000 £100.00
Over £250,000 and under £500,000 £200.00
Over £500,000 £300.00

Please indicate how you would like to pay your membership fee. *

Please invoice my group/organisation
My group/organisation will post a cheque

More information on your organisation

Please provide a short description of your group/organisation's activities. This information will appear in our online Members Directory. The description needs to be a maximum of 35 words. If you wish to list another project associated with your group/organisation please contact us to discuss. *

What year was your organisation/group formed:
Is your group/organisation led by and for a particular protected characteristic?

What is your organisation type? *

Charity
If your organisation is a registered charity, what is the registration number?:
Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee
Social Enterprise
Community Interest Company (CIC)
Unconstituted Community Group
Housing Association
Private Sector
Public Sector
Project
Constituted Community Group
Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)
Trust or Foundation
Residents or Tenants Association
Co-operative
Other (please specifiy)
If 'other' please specify:

In your group/organisation, what is the:

Appoximate number of paid staff:
Appoximate number of volunteers:
Appoximate number of trustees:
Appoximate number of members:
Appoximate number of service users:

Your membership


SMS Notifications

Please indicate if would like to receive text notifications from us and who in your group/organisation would like to recieve them:

First name of subscriber:
Last name of subscriber:
Role:
Mobile phone number:

We gather intelligence on the needs of our members so that we can shape our services accordingly. Which support needs does your group/organisation have?
Please tick up to 3:

Fundraising
Partnership Working
Business Planning or Support
Communications and Marketing
Human Resources or Policies and Procedures
Recruiting and Supporting Volunteers
Peer Support
Legal Structures or Advice
Finance or Budgeting
Operational support
Website or Social Media
Meeting Space or Premises or Buildings
Mentor Support
Good governance (including recruiting Trustees)
Monitoring, Evaluation or Measuring Impact
Business Engagement
Business Support
A consultant
Training
Building and Property Management

Your work

Which area best defines your organisation's field of work?
Please tick up to 3:

Animal WelfareArts
Children and Young PeopleCommunity Safety
Culture and RecreationEnvironment and Conservation
HealthHousing
International activtiesLegal, Human and Civil Rights, Equalities
Media and ITReligon
Social ServicesTraining, Education or Employment
TransportVolunteering
Small GroupGreen Spaces
Other

Who are the main beneficiaries of your group/organisation? If your service is open to all people select this option. Only select additional tick boxes if you have a specific project or service for a particular beneficiary.
Please tick up to 3:

All people (general)Animals
Black and Minority EthnicBereaved
BusinessCare Leavers
CarersChildren and Young People
Community and Voluntary OrganisationsDisability or Physical Impairment
Faith BasedGay, Lesbian and Bisexual
HIV/AidsHomeless
Illness RelatedLearning Difficulties or Disabilities
MenMental Health
Offenders and Ex-offendersOlder People
Overseas ResidentsParents and Families
People in careRefugess and Asylum Seekers
Residents and TenantsSingle Parents
Substanse MisuseSurvivors of Crime and Abuse
Survivors of disatersSpecific occupation or professional group
TransgenderTravellers
Unemployed peopleUser group
Women
Other

Location

In which geographical areas does your group/organisation principally work?

Brighton and HoveEast Sussex (Not Brighton and Hove)
West SussexUK wide
InternationalAdur District
Worthing Borough

Ward:

Brighton and Hove
Brunswick and AdelaideCentral Hove
East BrightonGoldsmid
Hangleton and KnollHanover and Elm Grove
Hollingdean and StanmerHove Park
Moulsecoomb and BevendeanNorth Portslade
PatchamPreston Park
Queens ParkRegency
Rottingdean CoastalSouth Portslade
St Peters and North LaineWestbourne
WishWithdean
Woodingdean
Adur District
BuckinghamChurchill
CokehamEastbrook
HillsideManor
MarineMash Barn
PeverelSouthlands
Southwick GreenSt Marys
St NicolasWidewater
Worthing Borough
BroadwaterCastle
CentralDurrington
GaisfordGoring
HeeneMarine
NorthbrookOffington
SalvingtonSelden
Tarring

Use of data and information

Directory of Members

The information that you have provided about your group/organisation’s contact details (excluding the names of individuals), field of work, geographical area and type of beneficiary(ies) will be accessible to members of the public via the online Directory on our website.

Tick here if you do not want this to happen

Our partner organisations

From time to time, we might want to publish information about your group/organisation in different ways, (for example, to other directory services or to public sector partners seeking information on groups active in a particular area) where we think it would be appropriate.

Tick here if you do not want this to happen

Information about support services

All other information that you have provided (including names of individuals) will be treated by us as confidential and will not be released to members of the public or used for any purposes other than for additional research and/or consultation by Community Works and infrastructure agencies in Brighton and Hove.

Tick here if you do not wish to be contacted in the future regarding support for community and voluntary groups in Brighton and Hove, which we will record in the shared database
Name *:
Date:

How did you hear about Community Works?

How did you hear about Community Works and why did you decide to join?