As part of the Summer Adult Learning Programme, West Lothian Council are running Tea and Topic mornings in Bathgate Partnership Centre for adults.
C.V.s with a covering letter should be sent by 12 noon to email@example.com Friday 20th July. Selected candidates will be invited for interview to take place the following week at the Craigshill Good Neighbour Centre.
‘We are looking for peer mentors to support young people in West Lothian. If you want to make a difference to the life of a young person moving on from homelessness or care, check out the upcoming training dates and get in touch today! Spaces still available. More dates to be confirmed soon.
Disability West Lothian'a first block of volunteering training will commence on Tue 24 July 10.30-15.30pm. This will consist of Oral history training by Dr Sue Morrison, a trained historian. All volunteers will have to commit to a minimum of 3x4 hrs additional training, being supported to digitally record and edit filmed interviews etc. Subsequent dates are flexible.
They also require interviewees willing to share their stories of the impact of disability on themselves and their families in relation to the key themes.
Their second block of training will be held mid September.
Transport can be arranged and lunch is provided.
If you require any additional information, contact Lynn Burnett on 07772956621.
Please see below the message from Paula Duncan, Engagement Manager, OSCR.
I am a member of Scotland's Third Sector Governance Forum which brings together a range of people with knowledge and expertise in governance issues. We’re consulting on our new draft version of the Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector (Code), attached to this email. We would really appreciate if you could take the time to respond to our short online survey.
Winchburgh Community Development Trust are looking for a Creative Writing Development Worker. The closing date for this position is the 08th August 2018. For more information on this role, and how to apply, please download the file below.
West Lothian Social Enterprise Network are looking to host a Mental Health First Aid Course, run by MH Scot - a social enterprise. It is an NHS certificated course, presented by qualified SMHFA instructors, run over two days.
Objectives of the course are:
The Scottish Government Democracy Matters Community Engagement Fund provides grants of up to £300 (in exceptional circumstances up to £500) to small voluntary organizations and community groups in Scotland to help them run an event with a group of five or more people to discuss what matters to them in relation to democracy.
Groups and voluntary organizations with a turnover of up to £100,000 can apply for a grant to run an event and cover costs such as venue hire, catering, childcare and inclusive communication such as interpreters.
Volunteer Scotland, Stirling Council and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise have joined forces to make Stirling the first European Volunteering Capital in Scotland.
The competition, run by the European Volunteer Centre, recognises regions which offer outstanding support for volunteers. Previous winners include Barcelona, Lisbon, London and Sligo (Ireland). Aarhus in Denmark currently holds the title and will be succeeded by Kosice (Slovakia) in 2019.