PATH (Scotland) is offering a 36 month Housing Traineeship as part of their Positive Action Training Scheme, which has been specifically designed to redress the under-representation of black and minority ethnic communities in employment in Scottish Housing. The training involves specialist qualifications and professional membership, and a training allowance of £14,414 per year, tied to the Scottish Living Wage (£9.90/hr). The deadline for applications is 12:30pm on Tuesday 25th January.
Funded through the EDF Renewables Burnhead Moss Community Fund, and managed by CVS Falkirk, a unique opportunity has arisen to support, develop and progress community activity in Limerigg and Slamannan, as a Freelance Community Development Officer within Limerigg and Slamannan. The position is 25 hours per week, with a salary of £30,940 (pro rata) and some evening and weekend work, with a fixed contract of one year (with potential for continuation). The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 13th February.
FREE training is available to emergency response volunteers through the Lifelines Scotland project, and funded by Scottish Government. The sessions are suitable for all emergency response volunteers, irrespective of time in the team, and focuses on self-care and resilience, supporting colleagues, and post trauma support. Lifelines Scotland provides certificates of attendance following completion of each session.
The Braveheart Association has postponed their upcoming Walk Leader Training till Monday 21st February, 10am – 12:30pm, via Zoom. The session will be an informal space for anyone looking for further information and how to get involved as volunteer Walk Leaders helping support Braveheart’s different walks across the Falkirk District and Clackmannanshire.
The School Holiday Food Fund is open for applications around the February 2022 school holidays. The aim of the fund is to support local organisations help improve the wellbeing of children and young people during the school holidays across Falkirk. Funding of up to £500 is available to provide food and activities to local children and young people during the February school holidays. The deadline for applications is Monday 7th February.
Our team are delighted to be bringing back our FREE Cyber Resilience training the new year, with our first 2022 sessions taking place via Zoom on Friday 28th January, 10am – 11am, and Friday 18th February, 3pm – 4pm. The sessions are open to third sector groups and organisations across the whole Falkirk area, for anyone in your group or organisation who would benefit, including staff members, Board or Committee members, and volunteers.
After a public vote, 26 local groups and organisations have secured funding totalling £109,985 from the Community Choices Small Grants Programme. Run by Falkirk Council in partnership with Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), Community Choices aims to provide local people with a way to apply for public funding to improve their local area…
Thank you again to everyone who submitted an application to the Falkirk Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund. Funding decisions are now underway for small and medium applications. A number of applications have been assessed as pending; if this applies to your organisation; you will receive a request for further information. Please respond this email as soon as possible in order to allow a final decision to be made on your application.
Applications for the second cohort of The Multiplier programme close THIS SUNDAY at 11:59pm. Organised by The Cares Family, The Multiplier is designed to invest in, support, and connect leaders who are bringing people together in their communities. Successful applicants will take part in an 8 month programme, attending 9 workshops to help to adapt, grow and multiply their initiatives as well as to deepen and broaden their impact. They will also receive a grant of £7,000 and coaching opportunities, as well as introductions to new networks.
Falkirk Council’s Child Protection team is holding “Inter-Agency Child Protection Key Processes Roles and Responsibilities” training throughout 2022, via Teams, on the following dates: Wednesday 27th April; Tuesday 23rd August; Tuesday 1st November; Wednesday 18th January 2023. All training will take place 9:15am – 12:45pm. The training is designed to cover the roles and responsibilities or education, health, police and social work, with regard to child protection process,