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Latest Volunteering Opportunities
Terrence Higgins Trust - Clinic Reception, Mass Events Volunteer, Health Promotion Assistant
CLIC Sargent - Collection Tin Coordinator, Fundraising Engagement Volunteer
Dundee Stroke Exercise Club - Volunteer Coordinator
NHS Tayside - Meet & Greet at Ninewells Hospital
Ye Amphibious Ancient Bathing Association - Steward - New Year's Day
Marie Curie - Helper Service
Feeling Strong - General Volunteer
Book Rooms and Resources at Number Ten
Number Ten has a range of fully accessible meeting rooms suitable for training sessions, meetings and interviews. You can also hire out resources including laptops, ipads and projectors. Members receive discounted rates for room hire and free hire of resources. To become a member visit http://dva.scot/become-a-member/
SCVO has helpful information available on its website to help you with running your organisation, from legislation and governance to managing volunteers and funding.
Sign up to the OSCR Reporter to keep informed of the latest developments, news, consultations and forthcoming events for OSCR.
This Scottish Governance Code has been created for the third sector, by the third sector. It is a statement of best practice and has been developed by Scotland’s Third Sector Governance Forum following consultation with over 250 individuals and organisations
The Dream Fund has been developed to give charities the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. The Dream Fund allows charities to apply for up to £1.5 million to deliver their ‘dream’ project over 24 to 36 months.
This year the Dream Fund is looking for projects that seek to implement systemic change in order to address an important social or environmental problem.
Applications must come from a collaboration of at least two organisations.
The Dream Fund is now open for applications. The guidance notes and application form are available to access here.
The deadline for applications is October 15th at 5:30pm
Corra Foundation - #ShiftthePower Scotland Comic Relief Programme
Corra Foundation is delighted to announce #ShiftthePower Scotland Comic Relief Programme. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for community led groups to make a difference by focusing on four areas, Children Survive & Thrive, Gender Justice, A Safe Place to Be and Mental Health Matters.
The closing date is 2pm 30th September 2019
Corra Foundation - Challenge Fund
Corra Foundation is pleased to announce that the second round of The Scottish Government Challenge Fund will open to applications later this year. This Challenge Fund’s principal aim is to help break down barriers for people accessing services for support with their alcohol and/or drug use and to make sure they can receive the right support at the right time. It is intended to provide space to re-think the system (or parts of the system), test change and implement new ways of working.
We will hold an all-day event in Glasgow on Monday 21st October to support organisations who may be interested in applying to the second round of the Challenge Fund. We hope you will be able to join us.
If you are interested in this event and/or wish to be kept informed about the launch of the second round of the Challenge Fund, please e-mail Matthew Gilbert-Straw on firstname.lastname@example.org
|Bank of Scotland Foundation expands funding programmes for Scottish charities
|Bank of Scotland Foundation, an independent charity supporting people and their local communities across Scotland, has started to expand its funding programmes. ‘Supporting Positive Change Across Scotland’ is the Foundation’s five-year strategic plan which will see a range of new funding programmes open in 2019 and 2020 as the Foundation rethinks its approach.
You can search for funding on the Funding Scotland database, access local funding, List of Local Trusts 2018 and find more funding opportunities on the DVA Website.
Music is Medicine
Every Wednesday, 12:00-14:00
Douglas & Mid Craigiebank Church, Balbeggie Place
Every Thursday, 12:30-14:30
Community Complex, Whitfield
Carers of Dundee
Epilepsy for Young Carers, Saturday 28th September, 10:00-14:00
First Aid-Older People, Thursday 31st September, 14:00-17:00
Dundee Carers Centre, C Gate, 132 – 134 Seagate, Dundee, DD1 2HB
An Introduction to Multi Agency Child Care And Protection
Wednesday 16th October, 09:30-13:00
Friday 15th November, 09:30-13:00
Wednesday 20th November, 09:30-13:00
Thursday 5th December, 09:30-13:00
Health & Wellbeing Information Day
Friday 27 September, 10:00-15:00
Central Library, Upper & Lower Foyers
Art Angel: New Website Launch and Exhibition
Friday 27th September, 17:30-19:00
Art Angel, Enterprise House, 45 North Lindsay St,
Dundee, DD1 1PW
Age Concern: Fun Day
Saturday 28th September, 10:00-14:00
Fiveways Centre, 2-4 Caird Avenue
The Journey to Age Equality
Saturday 28th September, 12:00-16:00
Queens Hotel, Dundee
Just Enterprise: Budgeting for Organisations
Voluntary Action Angus, 5-7 The Cross
Forfar, DD8 1BX
Funeral Poverty - what's been happening in Dundee and Scotland?
Thursday 31st October, 09:30-13:00
Central Baptist Church, 8 Ward Road
Dundee, DD1 1LX
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) Roadshow
Tuesday 8th October, 12:30-16:15
COSLA, Haymarket, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH
The Box Project
Mind to Move Workshop
Tuesday 22nd October, 10:00-11:30
The Space, Dundee
Wednesday 23rd October, 19:30
The Space, Dundee
Your Keys to Life in Dundee
Tuesday 22nd October, 10:00-15:00
Marryat Hall, City Square, Dundee
Hot Chocolate Trust: Reclaiming Monitoring & Evaluation
Wednesday 6th November, 09:30-16:30
Hot Chocolate Trust, Dundee
Tuesday 12th November, 09:30-16:30
PwC, Bothwell Street, Glasgow
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th November, 08:45-17:00
Please complete and submit this form to book your place
DSEN Network Meeting - Save the Date
Thursday 14 November, 17:30-20:00
The Quay, City Quay
Friends At The End AGM and Talk
The Western Club, 32 Royal Exchange Square,
Glasgow, G1 3AB
Child Healthy Weight: Improving the lives of children in Tayside
The Tayside Plan for Children,Young People and Families’ aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all children in Tayside. Helping more children to have a healthy weight is an important part of this plan.
We want to find out what matters most to you so that we can all do the right things to help families be as healthy and happy as possible.
Please read our ‘Making a Child Healthy Weight Plan for Tayside’ leaflet for more information.
Between now and 30 September 2019 we will be asking for views from people across Tayside.
Please take a few minutes to complete our questionnaire – it can be completed online https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NZBQ9JG
If you need any further information or would like someone to come to a group to discuss child healthy weight then please email email@example.com
Scottish Government Consultation on Draft Social Security Advocacy Service Standards
The Scottish Government is now consulting on draft social security advocacy service standards.
Such advocacy support will provide disabled people with the assistance they may need to help them claim their Scottish social security entitlements and ensure that they can be fully involved in decisions affecting them. The consultation can be accessed here and closes on Monday 7th October.
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