Every year the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) holds events across the country to give charity trustees and staff the opportunity to hear about their latest developments, to meet the OSCR staff and board, and to ask questions. The Glasgow event will take place on Wednesday 25th September, 1:15pm – 4pm at the Wheatley Academy, 150 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EJ.
INEOS have announced the construction of a multi-million pound project, called the New Energy Plant Project, which will build a new steam and electricity power station on the INEOS Grangemouth site. As the new project is expected to generate up to 300 temporary construction jobs, there will be a jobs fayre on Wednesday 17th April, 3pm – 7pm at Grangemouth Town Hall, 27 Bo’ness Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8AN.
LGBT Youth Scotland has funding to provide free training on Understanding Transgender Peoples’ Experiences of Domestic Abuse in Edinburgh on Tuesday 21st May, 9:30am – 4pm. The venue will be confirmed closer to the time. The training is aimed at statutory workers in health, housing, policing, the criminal justice system and social work, as well as third sector organisations providing support, advice or information.
Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre (FVRCC) provides free and confidential information, advocacy and support to anyone over 13 years old affected by any form of sexual violence in Forth Valley. They are looking for a new Chair and Secretary for their Board of Trustees. The closing date for applications to both voluntary roles is Saturday 20th April.
The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has recently launched an online application process for anyone who wishes to apply to become a charity. From Wednesday 1st May 2019 all applications for charitable status must be submitted using the online process.
Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) are looking for Mentors to help make the shift to a domestic abuse informed culture, systems and practice. The aim of the Mentor training is to improve outcomes for all families in the Falkirk area. Mentors will receive 4 days’ intensive skill based multi-agency training and will be expected to use this in their assessments with families. Training is offered at a reduced cost of approximately £150.
What Works Scotland are holding a seminar on Tuesday 30th April, 9:30am – 3:15pm at the St. Mungo Museum Of Religious Life and Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH, which will share the most recent insights and learning on what works in place-based approaches to improving outcomes for children and young people.
Children in Scotland are looking for members for their new children and young person’s advisory group called “Changing Our World”. The group is looking for 7 young people aged 8 – 25 years old who want to share their skills, experiences and views in order to contribute to the group. Applications close on Sunday 7th April, and applicants will be required to be available for a selection day on 15th April in Edinburgh.
Community Links (South Lanarkshire) have organised a number of “Your Place, Your Views” community events in Grangemouth; the next event is this Saturday 6th April, 11am – 2pm at Grangemouth Town Hall, 27 Bo’ness Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8AN, and offers local residents the opportunity to have their say on ways to positively improve the Grangemouth area.
CVS Falkirk are hosting a “Recruit with Conviction” training session, led by Recruit with Conviction, on Friday 3rd May at our office Unit 6, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk FK1 1XR. The training will take place 9am – 4:30pm. The cost of this session is reduced to £50 per person (including lunch on the day); the training typically costs £200 per individual delegate outwith this session.