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 […]
Say thank you to your volunteers this Volunteers Week!
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 […]
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 […]
Volunteer Centre Western Isles have launched a step by step guide for community groups, third sector organisations and churches to run their own ‘Give a Gift, Light up a Life’ project, and spread a little kindness this Christmas.
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We are hiring! Development Support Officer, 28hrs per week Click to download: VC Dev Support Officer Application form and Job Description This new post would suit an individual with excellent organisational skills. The Development Support Officer will support the delivery of our workplan by working across the range of functions to make sure we have […]
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Core Skills in Volunteer Management training We are working in partnership with Volunteer Edinburgh to offer training to volunteer involving organisations across the Western Isles this September. The Volunteer Centre will cover the cost of participating Western Isles organisations. If you would like to book a place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details: name; […]
Scottish Government’s £3.3 million Volunteering Support Fund – now open! The Scottish Government’s Volunteering Support Fund is now open for applications. The £3.3 million Fund will be delivered on its behalf by Impact Funding Partners over the next 3 years. Organisations can apply for up to £30,000 to March 2024. The fund is geared towards […]
Scottish Government survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the voluntary sector and volunteering in Scotland