To celebrate Volunteers’ Week 2019 and the commitment, time and energy given by volunteers across Falkirk, organisations can now request our Celebrating Volunteering Certificates and Long Service badges for volunteers. The certificates will be professionally printed, and can be collected from our office. All forms must be received by Sunday 19th May.
CVS Falkirk and Partnership for Procurement (P4P) are holding a free Falkirk Employability Tender collaboration networking event on Thursday 9th May, 10am – 1pm at CVS Falkirk, Unit 6, Callendar Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR. The event, open to third sector organisations, will discuss the forthcoming Falkirk Council Employability Support Services tender, the support available and the opportunities for a consortium bid.
With only 10 DAYS until the FREE “Forth Valley Cyber Resilience: Why It Should Matter to the Third Sector”, places are going fast! The event is being held by Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE), CVS Falkirk and Clackmannanshire TSI (CTSI), with support from Scottish Government’s Cyber Resilience Unit and Codebase Stirling, on Friday 26th April, 2pm – 4pm in the Codebase Stirling building at 8 – 10 Corn Exchange Road, Stirling, FK8 2HU. Places are limited to only 30 spaces, with over half gone already, so booking as soon as possible is recommended.
Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE), CVS Falkirk and Clackmannanshire TSI (CTSI) are holding “Forth Valley Cyber Resilience: Why It Should Matter to the Third Sector”. The session will take place on Friday 26th April, 2pm – 4pm in the Codebase Stirling building at 8 – 10 Corn Exchange Road, Stirling, FK8 2HU. Places are free but limited to 30, so booking is essential.
If you or your organisation has received support from our team at CVS Falkirk in the last 6 months, you will have recently received an email with the link to our feedback survey. We would be grateful if you could assist us in completing the survey most relevant to you.We are always looking for ways to improve our services, so comments and suggestions are welcome. The deadline for responses to both surveys is 12pm on Wednesday 17th April.
Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee has recently launched a major inquiry into the future of primary health care in Scotland. The Committee wants to hear from individuals about what they feel the future of primary health care delivery should look like, and have developed a short online survey to capture their insights. The survey is open until Tuesday 30th April, and should take only 5 minutes to complete. Hard copies are also available on request.
CVS Falkirk and other local groups are hosting a FREE Denny Wellbeing Event on Thursday 11th April, 10am – 2:30pm at Broompark Community Centre, Davies Row, Denny, FK6 6NP. With this event, we aim to provide people with information regarding local services in Denny and Falkirk. A wide variety of groups will be there on the day, along with different activities and a FREE raffle ticket for each attendee.
Falkirk Funders Fayre 2019 was a bustling hubbub of people, meetings and explanations, and we couldn’t be happier with the day!
There’s now only ONE WEEK TO GO until our FREE 2019 Funders Fayre (held in partnership with Falkirk Council), on Tuesday 5th March! We thought we’d take the opportunity to highlight our more of our stallholders who are attending for the first time this year, including: CharityBee, Community Shares Scotland, and Paths for All. Falkirk Funders Fayre 2019 takes place at Bowhouse Community Centre, 130 Bowhouse Road, Grangemouth, FK3 0EU, and is designed to give third sector, charity and voluntary organisations the opportunity to meet with a range of diverse funders and to learn about the various grant funding schemes available.
CVS Falkirk is currently recruiting a Communications Assistant via Community Jobs Scotland (CJS). The position is for 25 hours per week, with a wage in line with the Scottish Living Wage. This particular vacancy is only open to vulnerable unemployed 16 – 29 year olds, as part of CJS. The role will involve assisting with the provision of high quality communication services, enhancing the delivery of services provided to the third sector locally. The closing date for applications is Friday 1st March.