With Forth Valley Third Sector Conference 2019 LESS THAN TWO WEEKS away, we’re continuing our highlights of some workshops on the day, including: Creating Cultures for Co-Production, Crowfunding: A New Way of Funding Third Sector, The Importance of Young Trusteeship in Scotland, and Tackling Inequalities: Everyone Has A Role To Play! Our second Forth Valley Third Sector Conference, held in partnership with our colleagues at CTSI and SVE, will take place on Wednesday 13th February at Alva Academy in Clackmannanshire.
The Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) are holding a Community Ownership: Assets for People and Place event for Forth Valley on Saturday 2nd March, 9:30am – 3:30pm at the Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Redbrae Road, Camelon, FK1 4DD. The event is specifically designed to inform communities about their rights regarding asset transfer. Attendees will learn about the powers communities have to take ownership, lease or manage land and buildings, what assets can be transferred into community ownership, and how to go about it.
With the 2019 Forth Valley Third Sector Conference only THREE WEEKS away, we’re highlighting some of the workshops on the day, including: Scotland’s Public Health Priorities The Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector The Community Justice Act: What Can Third Sector Organisations Do To Support This? How to Recruit and Retain Volunteers Our second…
We are delighted to announce keynote speakers for the 2019 conference on Wednesday 13th February at Alva Academy in Clackmannanshire. Anna Fowlie, the new Chief Executive of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), will be speaking on workforce issues faced in the third sector, while in the afternoon Karyn McCluskey, Chief Executive of Community Justice Scotland, will talk about the part communities play in offender repayment.
Following on from another successful Funding Fayre in 2018, CVS Falkirk and Falkirk Council are pleased to announce that we are hosting another FREE Funders Fayre on Tuesday 5th March 2019. The event will take place at the Bowhouse Community Centre, 130 Bowhouse Road, Grangemouth, FK3 0EU.
The Getting to Know “Getting It Right for Every Child” (GIRFEC) team at the ALLIANCE are holding a free interactive workshop on Monday 18th February, aimed at practitioners who support children and young people with disabilities or long term conditions. The workshop will take place 10am – 3:30pm at the Volunteer Scotland office in Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the latest policy updates and access a range of resources to support the wellbeing of children and young people.
The CVS Falkirk offices will be closed for the holidays from 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018, until 9am on Monday 7th January 2019. We at CVS Falkirk hope you enjoy the holidays, and have a wonderful festive period.
CVS Falkirk facilitates a range of forums for the third sector in the Falkirk area, aiming to provide the sector with the opportunity to discuss and debate issues, share knowledge, experience and practices, and to have a stronger voice in decision making processes. We want to ensure that these forums are relevant and useful to our sector, and have launched a short online survey to gather your feedback. We’re looking to hear from all members of the sector, particularly those who have attended forums before, on what you would like to achieve and learn from them.
Following our successful 2018 event in Falkirk, Clackmannanshire TSI (CTSI), CVS Falkirk and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) are delighted to announce that we will be holding our second Forth Valley Third Sector Conference on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at Alva Academy in Alva, Clackmannanshire. Places are £10 each, covering the cost of lunch and refreshments, with lunch provided by a local social enterprise. Booking is essential.
We at CVS Falkirk are pleased to announce we have released our 2017/18 Annual Review. The review, launched at our recent AGM, details our activities throughout the last year, and reiterates our commitment to supporting a strong, vibrant third sector in Falkirk, and improving the lives of the people who live and work here.