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How lucky as we living in the Western Isles? This was the stunning view we had from the Volunteer Centre Stornoway office yesterday #westernisles #volunteeringwi ... See MoreSee Less

How lucky as we living in the Western Isles?  This was the stunning view we had  from the Volunteer Centre Stornoway office yesterday #westernisles #volunteeringwi

Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) shared Arora Dementia Friendly Community An Lanntair's post.

THIS IS TAKING PLACE TODAY...IS ON ALL DAY....ALL WELCOME...AND IT IS FREE
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Drop in or stay all day to our Art Ceilidh with Gill Thompson tomorrow. Try print making. All welcome and it's free.

THIS IS TAKING PLACE TODAY...IS ON ALL DAY....ALL WELCOME...AND IT IS FREE

Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) shared a post.

A really good project!!

Volunteers required to help when possible. Also any youth groups or clubs out there looking to get involved with an activity that ties in with our Callanish Awards or Saltire Awards then this one may be just what you are looking for.

Contact Marge via her facebook page or contact Miranda at the Volunteer Centre Vcwi Stornoway for more details
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Hi all! 🙂 I have started the task of planting up a forest on my croft in Shader, Barvas area and am wondering if there might be anyone on here who might be willing to share a little of your time helping me out?:) I had a tree delivery (a little ahead of schedule), last week...gulp... and so far have managed to get around 700 bad boys planted up. Woohoo!! I am planting every day bar Sunday during the school hols. If anyone is available for a tree planting extravaganza this Saturday 21st or Saturday 28th, there will be plenty of soup, sarnies and biscuits on the go. I will return the favour by ...

A really good project!!

Volunteers required to help when possible.  Also  any youth groups or clubs out there looking to get involved with an activity that ties in with our Callanish Awards or Saltire Awards then this one may be just what you are looking for.

Contact Marge via her facebook page or contact Miranda at the Volunteer Centre Vcwi Stornoway for more details

Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) shared The Leanne Fund's post.

A little update from the Leanne Fund.

Anyone interested in volunteering with the Leanne Fund can contact the Leanne Fund direct or the Volunteer Centre Vcwi Stornoway for more detailed information on the volunteering opportunities available
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Want to know where your money goes? Every penny donated to The Leanne Fund is used to provide a range of vital support services to young people affected by Cystic Fibrosis and their families across the North of Scotland. Over the next few days we would like to tell you about our services and how your support is making a difference. Today its ‘Get Active’ . . . Though our ‘Get Active’ initiative we are supporting young people with CF with the provision of sport/fitness equipment or gym/sports club memberships to help them improve and maintain fitness. Sports equipment/memberships a...

A little update from the Leanne Fund.

Anyone interested in volunteering with the Leanne Fund can contact the Leanne Fund direct or  the Volunteer Centre Vcwi Stornoway for more detailed information on the volunteering opportunities available

Would you like to volunteer at the Stornoway Branch Red Cross shop?

If you are 16 and over the British Red Cross can offer you the opportunity to achieve a British Red Cross Certificate in Retail Skills.

This is a personal development programme for young volunteers helping you to get the most from your volunteering input, to identify the activities you most enjoy and make your CV stand out.

The idea is to have fun with no exams to the standard and advanced levels and will also tie in with Saltire Awards www.saltireawards.org

For more information call into the Volunteer Centre, 95 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, facebook message or e-mail bellann@volunteeringwesternisles.co.uk
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Would you like to volunteer at the Stornoway Branch Red Cross shop?

If you are 16 and over the British Red Cross can offer you the opportunity to achieve a British Red Cross Certificate in Retail Skills.

This is a personal development programme for young volunteers helping you to get the most from your volunteering input, to identify the activities you most enjoy and make your CV stand out.

The idea is to have fun with no exams to the standard and advanced levels and will also tie in with Saltire Awards www.saltireawards.org 

For more information call into the Volunteer Centre, 95 Cromwell  Street, Stornoway, facebook message or e-mail bellann@volunteeringwesternisles.co.uk

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Bellann and Miranda from the Volunteer Centre Stornoway met with the Laxdale Cubs on Thursday evening to talk about volunteering. It was good fun, and the children had plenty ideas on what they would like to do towards their Callanish Award.
Pics and more information to follow
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Cats Protection, Isle of Lewis and Harris branch are kept very busy and are looking for volunteers to carry out a variety of different roles. Hands on care and comfort with the cats, home checks looking for people to adopt as well as support with taking cats back and fore to vets when required.

Fundraising event….. Cat’s Whiskers 5k on Saturday 28th October. 12noon @Porters Lodge
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Cats Protection, Isle of Lewis and Harris branch are kept very busy and are looking for volunteers to carry out a variety of different roles.  Hands on care and comfort with the cats, home checks looking for people to adopt as well as support with taking cats back and fore to vets when required.  

Fundraising event….. Cat’s Whiskers 5k on Saturday 28th October.  12noon @Porters Lodge

Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) shared Cats Protection- Isle of Lewis and Harris Branch's photo.

A date for your diary

Cats Whiskers 5k on Sat 28th October in aid of Cats protection Isle of Lewis and Harris Branch
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A date for your diary

Cats Whiskers 5k on Sat 28th October in aid of Cats protection Isle of Lewis and Harris Branch

Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) shared Western Isles Youth Services's post.

Are you interested in becoming part of the Youth Council?
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The Lewis and Harris Youth Councils met in Scaladale last weekend to get to know each other, take part in bush tucker trials and plan to for the year ahead. So, what are Youth Councils? They are a group of young people who aim to listen to & act on the views of other young people. The Youth Councils meet every 2/3 weeks and would love to hear from anyone who feels there is a certain issue they should work on for other young people. If you want to contact the youth council or want to find out more about what they do, please feel free to message this page or email youngscot@cne-Siar.gov.uk

Are you interested in becoming part of the Youth Council?

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