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Support and Training for Volunteer Involving organisations – a snapshot of current needs in the Western Isles

Support and Training for Volunteer Involving organisations – a snapshot of current needs in the Western Isles The following survey will take you a maximum of 5minutes. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/958FRP3 Volunteer Centre Western Isles would like to find out what the main support and training needs are of volunteer involving organisations, such as charities, community groups and …

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CalMac Community Fund

Do you know of an organisation in your community which tackles issues like social isolation, mental health, loneliness or poverty? We want to support them in making a difference. The CalMac Community Fund helps those most in need across our west coast communities by making awards to help local organisations achieve their goals. Last year …

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Useful Guides for Organisations on Leaving Lockdown

SCVO have up to date information guides on Leaving Lockdown to help organisations put suitable procedure and practice in place for returning to work. Information covers: Supporting staff and volunteers Safe premises Governance Access this at the SCVO website: https://scvo.scot/support/running-your-organisation/leaving-lockdown

Keeping Volunteers Safe: Restarting your Volunteer Programme – new free online course from Volunteer Scotland

Keeping Volunteers Safe: Restarting your Volunteer Programme  This new course covers the key considerations to ensure a positive experience for those returning to volunteering (following COVID-19). The overall aim is to help you prepare your organisation to return; involve and support your volunteers safely. This course is via the Open University’s Open Learn platform. More available free online courses The Involving Volunteers course …

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Two New Funding Streams Available

Foundation Scotland have opened applications for two new funds, available across Scotland, for which details are given below. SRC will be offering funding under the same Response Recovery & Resilience Fund very soon, but that does not prevent communities from applying directly.   Response, Recovery & Resilience Fund – The fund has already distributed £3.2m …

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Podcast Series: Safeguarding during COVID-19

Social distancing has made it difficult for practitioners to carry out their regular check-ins with children and families. How have they responded to these challenges to ensure needs are still met? Click on the link to check out information from the NSPCC website on various aspects of safeguarding during Covid 19. https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/news?type=6815&utm_source=Corona-newsletter&utm_medium=Podcasts-Ret&utm_campaign=202007_Corona

Coming Out of Lockdown – Advice and Guidance for Third Sector Organisations

Managing risk As lockdown begins to ease in Scotland, managing risk is vital. Your organisation should already have a risk register and a proactive approach to risk management, but you will need to re-evaluate this given the scale of the coronavirus pandemic. With all risks the key is to identify, evaluate, manage, record and review. …

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