Falkirk Community Trust is looking for Event Volunteers for the 2019 Fire and Light Festival. Various roles are available, including Box Office Volunteers, Information Point Volunteers and Event Marshalls. All volunteers will be required to familiarise themselves with The Helix by walking around the park in their own time, ensuring they take in the main features, such as the Kelpies, lagoon and boardwalk.
Alzheimer Scotland’s Falkirk branch are holding a can collection in Morrisons supermarket, Hope Street, Falkirk, FK1 5BU, on the mornings of Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December. They are looking for volunteers to support them with the can collection on both of these days, for at least an hour each.
The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) provides free and subsidised training and advice for small charities, and has organised a training event on Wednesday 30th January. “Small Charities: Transform Your Funding and Governance” has places available for £10 – £20.
The dates for the 2019 Falkirk third sector forum meetings have now been finalised.
The Third Sector Tackling Poverty and Inequalities Forum will meet for the last time in 2018 on Thursday 13th December, 10am – 12pm at the CVS Falkirk office, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR. This meeting will include presentations from Home Energy Scotland on their new referral portal, and from Conduit Scotland on their services.
Relationships Scotland’s next Post Qualifying Certificate in Couple Counselling training course will run from April 2019 – March 2020, and applications are now open. The course is COSCA-validated and practice-based, with supervised placements available across Scotland, featuring a psychodynamic and systemic approach.
NHS Forth Valley, Clackmannanshire and Stirling Alcohol and Drug Partnership, and Falkirk Alcohol and Drug Partnership are running a festive alcohol safety campaign throughout December. The campaign’s advice includes eating before and during a night out, not mixing alcohol with medication, and drinking plenty of water.
Falkirk Council is undertaking a compulsory review of its current polling districts and polling places with an online survey, and are welcoming comments from people in the Falkirk communities. They are particularly keen to hear from any individual or organisation with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability. Responses to this stage of the consultation should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 21st December.
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.
The Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC) is currently recruiting the following positions: Dementia Project Worker (Maternity Cover) and Community Link Officer – Polish and East European Communities. The deadline for applications to both positions is 12pm on Wednesday 5th December.