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  • We’re hiring! Development Worker (Uist) 17.5hrs

    We are hiring! We are looking for a Development Worker (Uist) 17.5hrs

  • Shaping Health & Social Care Services  – Free training workshop available locally

    ‘Voices Scotland’ is a free and flexible workshop for people, employees, groups and communities who want to explore Health & Social Care issues of importance to them.

  • ORAL HEALTH COMMUNITY CHALLENGE FUND JULY 2019 – MARCH 2022 OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

    Grants between £7,000 to £30,000 per annum for up to 2 years and 9 months are available for projects relating to reducing oral health inequalities in areas of multiple deprivation in Scotland.

  • #IWill Campaign

    The #IWill Campaign is a UK wide campaign to increase the number of young people involved in volunteering activity that makes a difference to their community, society or environment.

  • Enterprising Leadership – Fully Funded Residential Training Course

    There is increasing need for third sector leaders, to be innovative, enterprising and creative, ensuring organisations can address different challenges and seize new opportunities. This course aims to help you develop these skills.

  • Accessible Travel Conference

    This unmissable conference, celebrates the bravery, determination and ambitions of Scotland’s disabled people.

  • Culture, Health and Wellbeing in Rural Scotland

    Culture, Health and Wellbeing in Rural Scotland – This free to attend briefing and discussion event is a joint collaboration between VHS and the Scottish Rural Health Partnership. The event will explore a range of topics concerning the relationship between cultural interventions and our health and wellbeing, with the focus on rural Scotland.

  • ANALYTICAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME 2019

    Need help with managing your evaluation or data gathering? Apply for help through the Analytical Exchange Programme 2019.

  • Celebrate Volunteers Week 2018 – 1st – 7th June

    Celebrate Volunteers Week 1st – 7th June We can help you celebrate your volunteers! Volunteers Week is the perfect time to say thank you to your volunteers. The Western Isles has the highest rate of volunteering in the UK, let’s say thank you to all the amazing people giving their time to volunteer in our […]

  • Project Management Training, Stornoway, 28th and 29th May

    Project Management Training course, Social Enterprise Academy, Stornoway, 28th and 29th May PROJECT MANAGEMENT Strengthen your confidence in planning and leading diverse and extended projects • Understand the key elements of effective project management • Get the tools to apply in your own work • Build confidence in setting up and managing a project ON […]

 

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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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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