Community Engagement Managers (CEMs)

Community Engagement Managers (CEMs) are important partners for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations. Employed by Wiltshire Council, CEMs work across Wiltshire to create welcoming and inclusive communities by supporting and enabling groups and individuals with:

  • Grants and funding applications
  • Developing local projects
  • Area Boards
  • Local events, news and publicity
  • Consultation, engagement and inclusion
  • Enhancing local service delivery
  • Resolving community issues
  • Support, advice and signposting

Find out more about Area Boards and get in touch with your local Community Engagement Manager.



The Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) undertakes work with all of its members to review how well local organisations are working together to protect children from abuse and neglect. Find out more about WSCB.


The Families & Children Transformation (FACT) Programme takes a a whole-system approach to the way Wiltshire Council works with partners, staff, children, young people and their families. Find out more about the FACT programme.


Multi-agency forums (MAFs) help to ensure collaborative working across services, teams and thresholds in Wiltshire. Almost every community area in Wiltshire has a locally owned and managed MAF. Find out more about the role of MAFs.