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Volunteer as part of Year of Young People 2018 throughout the Outer Hebrides – you never know where it could take you! Watch local girl Eleanor Nicolson’s volunteer journey, produced by the Wee Studio.

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  • Workshops and Training
    Workshops and Training

    We offer a range of free Volunteer Management Training through our Training Programme which runs across the Outer Herbrides.

  • Networks and Forums
    Networks and Forums

    We run Volunteer Network meetings for volunteer managers. The VOLNET meetings are very informal and offer managers a chance to share practice and network.fr

  • Template Volunteer Policy
    Sample Volunteering Policy

    You can download template Volunteer Policies here or contact us for support to develop your organisations volunteer policies.

Do you have amazing volunteers you would like to thank?

Volunteers' Week is approaching (1st-7th June) and we want to help you to thank your volunteers!

We have printable thank you cards, certificates, bunting and event invites of you would like to plan to say thanks this Volunteers Week!

Get in touch for more info!
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Do you have amazing volunteers you would like to thank?

Volunteers Week is approaching (1st-7th June) and we want to help you to thank your volunteers!

We have printable thank you cards, certificates, bunting and event invites of you would like to plan to say thanks this Volunteers Week! 

Get in touch for more info!

Our Stornoway office will be closed today as we are out and about in the sunshine visiting some brilliant volunteer organisations in Lewis - you can reach us by email on lewis@volunteeringwesternisles.co.uk which is being checked throughout the day or message us here! ... See MoreSee Less

Tenants are getting better at Boccia every week, very competitive and hugely enjoyable session this morning with Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland Western Isles

Our Champion of the day below. 🥇👏

Thank you to our volunteers and all tenants for taking part and making it so much fun. See you all next week.

We are looking for volunteers to help facilitate our sessions, 1 hour per week on a Thursday. If you are interested please contact Volunteer Centre Western Isles - Lewis.
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Let us know at the Volunteer Centre, Stornoway if you are interested in volunteering at the Carnival 2019

This year is it on Sat 3rd August.
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Let us know at the Volunteer Centre, Stornoway if you are interested in volunteering at the Carnival 2019

This year is it on Sat 3rd August.

A busy Volunteers' Week, 1-7 June, planned ahead for Alzheimers Scotland - Western Isles. They will also be raising awareness of Dementia Awarenesss Week which is 3-9 June .
The Volunteer Centre staff are looking forward to catching up with you then
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How will you thank your volunteers?#VolunteersWeekScot is just around the corner... LESS THAN A MONTH TO GO!

Head to the new Volunteers' Week Scot website for ways to get involved: www.volunteersweek.scot/

Including; Resource Pack, Partner Info, Volunteer Stories, plus more!
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How will you thank your volunteers?
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What a team! #dementia Alzheimer Scotland Western Isles Branch Coffee morning. £467 raised. Thanks to MSP Alasdair Allan for supporting. @alzscot @kkaarenmac @weloveSY @lynnemaciver @VolunteeringWI

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Great feedback from children at @sgoilanrubha about what they think a volunteer is and what a volunteer does. We very much look forward to being involved in your future Intergenerational plans. Keep up the great work
#keentolearn #workinginpartnership #iivolunteer

Say hello to Mary, 88, dedicated volunteer for over 20 years with Red Cross Shop Stornoway. #anyonecanvolunteer #keepinvolved #aninspiration #RedCross

Countdown to Volunteers Week @VolunteersWeek has started
Get in touch for ideas on how to celebrate your volunteers @VolunteeringWI

Volunteer Opportunity. Minibus Driver for Lewis and Harris Youth Club Association - Contact @VolunteeringWI for more info

WE'RE HIRING - Stornoway office
Development Worker, 17.5hrs per week, fixed term 2 years, £20,500 pro rata
Closing date 15th April
See website https://t.co/TAlvUHtpDV for more detailed information
#jobsinthewesternisles #joinourteam #hebjobs #welovestornoway

Fourth of our GWT visits today with Stornoway Primary School and Lewis Ret Centre. Children spoke about the their learnings of the Iolaire disater.
#relationshipsforming #GWT #Intergenerational

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Development Workers from our Lewis and Harris offices attended the Generations Working Together conference in Glasgow yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it
#generationsworkingtogether #newideas

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES - Tong Gaelic Choir are looking for new members, Lewis Retirement Centre are looking for a new member for the Thursday Lunch Club. Call in. phone 01851 700366 or message for more details
#ivolunteer #usesparetimewell #learnnewskills

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