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September 2022 Newsletter

Our September 2022 Newsletter is now available to read. Click on the link below to see the newsletter in full as a PDF. We hope that you find this new, bright format informative and helpful. Please do let us know if there is anything you would like to see included.

Volunteer Scotland Interactive Learning Bites

Book now and continue your learning journey with our Interactive Learning Bites. These two hour online sessions cover a range of topics and are a great refresher of best practice in volunteer engagement. FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK HERE START BOOKING NOW Contact Us via email here.

Launch of Scotland’s Volunteering Action Plan

Increasing opportunities across Scotland’s communities. The plan was launched in Glasgow at The Gathering, SCVO’s celebration of Scotland’s voluntary sector. The plan aims to create an environment where everyone can volunteer, more often, and throughout their lives, with a specific focus on tackling inequality within volunteering, so that those who would traditionally experience barriers to …

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Say THANK YOU this Volunteers Week! 1st – 7th June

Volunteers’ Week Scotland 2022 #VolunteersWeekScot About Volunteers’ Week Volunteers’ Week is a UK wide campaign that takes place from 1-7 June every year. It’s a time when volunteering involving organisations are encouraged to thank and celebrate their volunteers, past and present. The Volunteers’ Week campaign started in 1984, which means this year marks the 38th …

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Lots of us want to try to help people in the Ukraine – here are some ways to volunteer your support

Support for Ukraine   Financial donations Funds are normally the most useful donation you can make, particularly when giving to charities with experience of operating in crisis zones. There are many reputable non-profit organisations, with the expertise to give on the ground support to those most in need. The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) www.dec.org.uk  brings together 15 leading …

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Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund *Applications Open Now*

A new Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund has been established by Scottish Government to help tackle mental health inequalities in the Western Isles, with £100,000 being distributed to local third sector organisations and voluntary groups. Full details on the fund are available here  https://tsiwi.org/community-mental-health-and-wellbeing-fund-applications-open-now/ If you would like to find out more, we are …

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