Templates & Policies - Volunteer Centre Western Isles

Volunteer Centre Western Isles

Templates & Policies

Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

A new Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund has been established with £15 million allocated to support mental health and well-being in communities across Scotland this year as part of a £120m investment plan.  The Scottish Government has made the decision to appoint Third Sector Interfaces to allocate the fund and TSI Western Isles has been allocated funds to distribute ...
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Western Isles Libraries and Third Sector Interface encourage people to sign up for Chromebooks and digital support

As part of the Connecting Scotland project, Western Isles Libraries have been allocated a number of Chromebook laptops.  These are to be gifted to digitally excluded families with children and care leavers up to the age of 26 years. TSI Western Isles can support groups and organisations to apply for these – please contact Suzanne Macaulay,  suzanne@volunteercentrewi.org or for more information or ...
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Are you part of a local COVID-19 community volunteer response? Sample policies available to support you.

If you are involved in a community group or organisation as part of the COVID-19 volunteer response, we can support you to support your volunteers. Part of our service to groups over the last couple of week has been to provide some 'off the shelf' sample policies that they can adapt to their needs. Please find below some of the ...
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New COVID-19 restrictions and volunteering

Updated: 24/03/20 As of 23 March 2020 the government introduced 3 new measures:   • Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes • Closing non-essential shops and community spaces • Stopping all gatherings of more than two people in public Every citizen must comply with these measures effective immediately.  What does this mean for volunteering?  Only services which ...
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Covid-19/Coronavirus FAQs – Volunteer Guides

Covid-19/Coronavirus It is anticipated that the current outbreak of Covid-19/Coronavirus will cause general disruption to services, both essential and non-essential. Many people in our communities are keen to help where they can. If you are not currently volunteering but would like to help out in your community then thank you, that is fantastic! Volunteer Centre Western Isles advice for people ...
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