Chest Heart And Stroke Scotland have a new coordinator covering Caithness and Sutherland. She is looking for new volunteers to help with things like
and to make ‘kindness calls’ for people referred to the service, plus many more opportunities]
Training and support is conducted online at the moment so volunteers need to be familiar with online/zoom /Teams communication. See attached a leaflet or you could view the CHSS website for more details.https://www.chss.org.uk/volunteer-with-chss/
Volunteer Scotland is continuing to offer ongoing training and PVG support for organisations. This is especially helpful for the lead contact within the organisation. Including zoom drop-in Sessions each Thursday from 11.30-12.30.
In addition Catherine at CVG is the local contact point for information about Disclosures and PVGs. Check out the volunteer Scotland website to find out about the training available. https://www.volunteerscotland.net/for-organisations/training-courses/disclosure-services-training/
Volunteer from your own home by supporting the RSPB on the big bird watch weekend , 29-31st January. Sign up for your survey pack and help the charity survey the health of the bird population in your area. go to the website and volunteer, it is fun. Big Garden Birdwatch | Join the fun – The RSPB
Bulletin – Copy Click link to read the latest bulletin on volunteering opportunities.
Please note that the Hearing & Sight Care Centres in Wick & Thurso will be closed due to recent government restrictions, anticipated to open on the 11th January [if restrictions relaxed] Also amendment to the address of the Healing Hub which is located in Smith Terrace Wick and not Breadalbane as stated.