Highland Third Sector Awards


The Highland Third Sector Interface is delighted to open nominations for the 2018 Highland Third Sector Awards.  We are looking forward to once again celebrating the phenomenal work of our Third Sector here in Highland! Please note the deadline for nominations is the 27th of June 2018. 


Youth Volunteer of 2018

Community Initiative 2018

Volunteer of the Year 2018

Highland Partnership 2018

Board Trustee of the Year 2018

Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 For recognition of an individuals outstanding and sustained

Social Enterprise of the Year 2018

Third Sector Organisation of the Year 2018

To find out more go to http://www.highlandtsi.org.uk/

Volunteers wanted for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

Volunteers wanted for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland to help support the work of local Stroke Services. Training provided, flexible working, hospital visiting, one to one or group volunteering.  Contact local coordinator on 01847 896493 or Alison.brownie@chss.org.uk

Insurance Workshop

A short course that will hopefully give you a better understanding of Insurance issues and the range of covers available. Wednesday January 24th, 9.30p.m. to 11.30am, Telford House, Williamson Street, Wick. The course will cover 

  • How to decide which cover your organisation needs. 
  • Have you eval;uated the risks that you face?
  • How do you present the information in the best way to obtain quotations.
  • Questions/End

There willbe a short break for tea/coffee, the whole purpose is to enable you to make informed choices about what you are buying, and how to get the best value from it. 

Keegan & Pennykid (Insurance Brokers) Ltd, 50 Queen Street,Edinburgh EH2 3NS, will be delivering the course.tel: 0131 225 6005, e-mail: enquiries@keegan-pennykid.comwww.keegan-pennykid.com To book a space contact Yvonne, 01955609960, Helen 01955603453, yvonne@cvg.org.uk, helen@cvg.org.uk

Home-Start looking for new trustee’s

Become a Home-Start Trustee and help make a difference to families with young children. Can you spare a couple of hours a month to help change lives? The role of the Trustee

  • You may bring a particular expertise to the board, such as professional skills in finance, IT, business, personnel management or marketing and PR, but equally as important are listening and communication skills, commitment and common sense.

Your commitment, Attend Board meetings. These are held every eight weeks or so and do not usually last more than an hour. All relevant papers are sent out at least one week in advance.

  • You may be required to attend other meetings occasionally and help with the strategic planning and direction of the organization.

Our commitment to you, You will receive induction and ongoing training.

  • The opportunity to meet up with other Trustees from Home-Starts in Scotland and across the UK.
  • We pay your expenses.
  • We hold social events for our Trustees and Volunteers.

If you are interested please get in touch

For an application pack or an informal chat about the work that we do, please contact Rosemary Smith on 07526626141 / 01955 609163

Email: office@homestartcaithness.org.uk or contact us via Facebook.  

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/homestartcaithness

Our website: http://www.homestartcaithness.org.uk

Home-Start UK Website: https://www.home-start.org.uk