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#NeverMoreNeeded Campaign

#NeverMoreNeeded Campaign Scotland’s voluntary sector has been never more needed and never more stretched than it is right now as we strive to cope with coronavirus. We don’t know what the long-term impact of this will be, but we do know how important it is to record what’s going on now so we can build on …

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Social Enterprise Academy Training and Support for Third Sector Organisations

Social Enterprise Academy Training and Support Feels like we’re entering a crucial period for social enterprises. Some are opening up again, others trying to work out how their business models might be flexed to enable this. There are concerns around supporting staff and volunteers, generating income from new sources, meeting community needs or changing the …

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Social Inclusion Scotland Webinars

Social Inclusion Scotland are running a number of insightful webinar sessions taking place this week, offering free expert guidance and tackling some challenging topics. As restrictions on society are gradually lifted, we’ve been thinking about how we can support the third and social enterprise sector to prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. …

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Volunteering for All online session: How has coronavirus changed volunteering? Tuesday 23rd June

Volunteer Scotland and the Scottish Volunteering Forum wish to invite you to a coronavirus related Evidence Session, which includes a mini presentation from Volunteer Centre Western Isles.  Following on from the success of the Evidence Expo at this year’s Gathering and in light of the significant role volunteering has played during coronavirus (COVID-19), we are holding …

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Volunteers Week 2020

1 – 7 June is Volunteers Week and here at Volunteer Centre Western Isles, we would like to encourage all local groups and organisations to say thank you to their volunteers for their time and work throughout the year. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the essential role of volunteers in our communities – take time …

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Survey “Local Action in Scotland to Tackle Food Insecurity During the Coronavirus Crisis”

The Poverty and Inequality Commission wants to understand the experiences of local community organisations that are currently providing emergency food aid in Scotland. Please complete the survey, “Local Action in Scotland to Tackle Food Insecurity During the Coronavirus Crisis”. We are keen to ensure that experiences in the Western Isles are shared in this national …

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