Please click below for the latest Volunteer Centre Western Isles Newsletter with COVID-19 updates and info for volunteer involving organisations https://mailchi.mp/710ff832c98f/covid-19-volunteer-information-update
It is crucial that all staff and volunteers working in the sector follow the current government advice to stay at home wherever possible and strictly limit face-to-face contact. Only services which are essential should be provided in communities.
We have put together the following FAQ page to help people who want to help out during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 – what volunteers and organisations should know Volunteer Centre Western Isles is working closely with its Third Sector Interface partners and the wider 3rd sectors to support the response to COVID-19. We have 4offices across the Western Isles in Lewis, Harris, Uist and Barra where staff can assist you if you contact our area […]
Walk the Hebridean Way and Volunteer at the same time! Simply record the wildlife that you see as you walk on this unique long distance path in the Outer Hebrides. Whether you walk the path regularly or as a one-off, we are interested in hearing about what you see. Contact the Volunteer Centre for more details.
YAP Challenge Fund 2020 | Spirit of 2012 The Spirit of 2012 Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) today launches a new Challenge Fund, calling for applications from organisations working in coastal communities to improve wellbeing, reduce loneliness and create intergenerational connections through arts activities. www.spiritof2012.org.uk https://www.spiritof2012.org.uk/yap-challenge-fund-2020
These lunchtime sessions, which will be run across the Western Isles in partnership with TIG (Tighean Innse Gall) and the TSI (Third Sector Interface), are to encourage third sector groups to look at ways of becoming more energy efficient in their organisations. This will involve a short presentation, some questions and the opportunity to have […]
The Scottish Health Council is looking for people who are living with a diagnosis of ME to give their views about what support they would like to see in place. These views will be used to help the Scottish Government to address particular gaps in knowledge and understanding about the care and support needs of […]
The following training is being run by the Social Enterprise Academy this spring: Award in Leadership for Teachers, Residential, Gaelic medium – Perth – begins Mar 6&7 Future Leaders for Creative Communities, Gaelic medium – Stornoway – begins Mar 10&11 Emerging Leaders Residential – Skye – Mar 17,18&19 Courageous Conversations – Findhorn – Mar 28&29 […]
Cyber Scotland Week will take place across the country between 17 – 23 February, when a varied and interesting programme of events will raise awareness of good cyber resilience practice, showcase the innovative work that is happening across Scotland’s cyber security industry, and promote skills development and careers in cyber security. The first Cyber Scotland […]