After such positive feedback, we are running our online Volunteer Spotlight and #VolunteeringIn3 initiatives for the second year, and are looking for groups and organisations who work with volunteers to get involved. We are particularly looking for groups who are active in the following areas: sport, health, social care, older people, young people, fundraising, outdoors, tutoring, disability and families.
The Scottish Government are seeking views from local third sector organisations into the evaluation of Third Sector Infrastructure in Scotland. By completing this short survey, you have the opportunity to help shape how the local third sector is organised to support individuals and communities across Scotland. The deadline for responses is Wednesday 31st May.
As part of Volunteers’ Week, which begins on Thursday 1st June, local organisations can now request our Celebrating Volunteering Certificates and Long Service badges for volunteers. The deadline for request forms is Friday 5th May. We are also running our Volunteer Spotlight and #VolunteeringIn3 initiatives for the second year, and are looking for people to get involved.
The Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) are hosting workshops for their staff and partners (including members of the third sector) throughout May and June. These workshops will explore the opportunities for integration and allow the HSCP to take stock of the progress made in their first year.
It is with regret that we announce that we will not be holding our Annual Volunteering Awards Ceremony this year, or in the foreseeable future. It is a decision that has been difficult for us to come to, but given the current economic climate it is not possible for us to continue to run this event. We have put together some ideas we hope will inspire you to hold your own celebration.
The Community Justice Partnership has announced that the Community Justice Improvement Plan for the Falkirk area has been published.
Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is looking to speak to adults of all ages, from a wide range of communities, who have experience of health and social care services.
The first meeting in 2017 of the Tackling Poverty & Inequalities Forum will take place on Thursday 30th March 2017, 10am – 12pm at CVS Falkirk’s office, Unit 6, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR. This forum brings together partners from the third sector from across the Falkirk Council areas to share good practice…
Following on from our positive Funders Fayre event, we are holding Funding Surgeries at our offices in Callendar Business Park to offer support and guidance to groups and organisations looking to pursue funding and to support them in their next steps.
The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has published a new booklet to make the basics of Scottish charity law easier to understand.