Alzheimer’s Scotland in Falkirk and the Falkirk Folk Club are holding a Musical Morning for people living with dementia, their friends and family at St Martha’s Hall, St Francis Xavier’s Church, Hope Street, Falkirk, FK1 5AT, on Monday 16th September, 11am – 12:30pm. Places are £3.50 each.
Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee is looking to hear from a range of businesses, charities and organisations about their views on the potential impact of the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill. They have organised an event to gather feedback, on Tuesday 10th September, 9:30am – 11am at The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ.
With less than FOUR WEEKS TO GO, we’re delighted to announce some new stallholders for our FREE “Age Is Just A Number” event on Tuesday 1st October, 10am – 2pm at Falkirk Trinity Church. We have a very limited number of stalls left – so if your team delivers activities or services in the Falkirk area to older people, their families, friends, carers and wider social circles, don’t miss out and get in touch!
On behalf of our partners at Bo’net, we’d like to thank lots of incredible groups and people, without whom Thursday’s incredible Bo’ness Volunteer Recruitment Fayre couldn’t have happened. We hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as we did, and we hope to see you all again soon while at your new volunteering roles! You completely made the day.
Westfield Park Community Centre’s Board of Management are currently recruiting a Centre Development Manager. The position is 35 hours per week (occasional evening and weekend work may be required), with a salary of £24,000 – £28,000 per annum. The successful candidate’s main role will be to increase hall bookings and activities, and help ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the Centre as a result. The deadline for applications is Monday 23rd September.
Volunteering Matters’ Action Earth Grants are accepting applications for Autumn/Winter 2019. Grants of £50 – £250 are available to any group of volunteers to organise and run environmental activities in Scottish green spaces, including enhancing local biodiversity by creating or improving community gardens, wildflower meadows, ponds, woodlands or urban greenspaces.
Forth Environment Link in Falkirk are looking for Gardening Team Leader Volunteers. These volunteers will be enthusiastic, experienced gardeners who would like to work with a team, sharing their knowledge and leading in the creation of a community kitchen garden. The garden is located at FEL’s Falkirk office, 199A – 203 High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1DU. There are currently no fixed times for this volunteering role.
Forth Environment Link in Falkirk are looking for Community Meal Volunteers. These volunteers will help to provide a monthly community meal where people from the local community can come together to share a homemade meal in a welcoming environment. The community meals will take place at their Falkirk office, 199A – 203 High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1DU, at the end of each month on a Wednesday evening.
Applications for the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Awards 2020 are now open. The CSJ Awards highlight grassroots charities and social enterprises aiming to tackle poverty across the UK. Each year, 6 award category winners receive a grant of £10,000, with their work showcased in front of leading figures from across the country.
Stirling SOUP7 takes place on Friday 27th September, with places still available for pitch applications. Stirling SOUP is a microgranting event supporting creative projects across Forth Valley. Attendees donate £5 on entry and receive soup, homemade bread and a vote. There will be 4 presentations ranging from art to community cafés and social clubs, with the winner receiving all money raised during the event to carry out their project.