VODA hosts a number of projects and activities. These are currently:
- Winter Support Network: Voluntary organisations working together to make the winter months safer for older and vulnerable residents
- Sector Connector Connecting local businesses with community groups to share skills and resources.
- Good Neighbours: Bringing real benefits to communities through volunteering.
- Romance in the Dome: Preserving people's memories of relationships formed at Whitley Bay's Spanish City.
- Trench Book 2015: Helping young people understand life in the trenches during World War I.
- National Citizen Service: The popular programme for 16 and 17 years with social action projects giving North Tyneside a boost.
- From Town Crier to Twitter: Volunteer project exploring and preserving the heritage of news reporting and printing in the North East of England