The Associate Network

The Associate Network is a unique form of paid consultancy built around the wealth of expertise found within our networks and wider contacts - with a deep knowledge of building power, genuine listening, developing strategy and social action. 

The support provided through the Associate Network is diverse but generally falls in to three categories:

Here are some recent examples of the support provided by the Associate Network:


  • community engagement through door knocking and community events
  • facilitating¬†listening skills training and listening events
  • training in community organising
  • capturing stories and¬†developing tools for storytelling
  • supporting the review and redesign of governing documents
  • supporting a membership recommitment exercise
  • designing and leading a campaign

– working with national adult social care providers, local authorities, Local Trust, Wildlife Trusts, other charities, statutory bodies and community groups

To discuss engaging a member of the Associate Network, please contact Julia Wakefield

Or to find out how to join the Associate Network on our ‘Become an Associate‘ page.

Interested in training?

Inspired to find out more about community organising or want to further develop your understanding and practice. Get in touch with us and we will connect you in with one of our many training opportunities

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