All METRO GAVS members:

  • Are not-for-profit organisations working for the benefit of the people of Greenwich
  • Value diversity in our community, challenge intolerance and discrimination, and adopt appropriate policies to promote equal opportunities and tackle barriers to participation
  • Work with others to deliver the best possible services for local communities within Greenwich 
  • Strengthen the Voluntary Sector by sharing information, skills, and resources with other organisations within the sector
  • Support the implementation of the Greenwich Compact
  • Improve their performance by working towards appropriate quality standards for governance, management, and activities, where appropriate
  • Keep METRO GAVS up-to-date about any development in their organisation, including contact details 


Becoming a member of METRO GAVS has many benefits including:

  • Support to set up and become a constituted organisation
  • Regular e-bulletins on funding, training, representation, and job opportunities
  • Ad-hoc specialised e-bulletins on opportunities within the Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Reduced fees for our training courses
  • Start-up materials and start-up training
  • One-off support and a package of intensive support including one-to-one support, training, and advice
  • Access to a specialised resource library
  • Have a meaningful voice within the growth and development of the Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Have active influence within projects, programmes, services and activities delivered by METRO GAVS 
  • Voting rights at METRO GAVS General Meetings 


For further details of the benefits of METRO GAVS membership please see our Services section which outlines the services and support we currently offer.


If you would like to become a member of METRO GAVS, please complete this form. If you require any help or assistance, please contact the METRO GAVS office.