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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

August 2022

Community Camp Application open

Eden Project Communities
Our hybrid offer of inperson and virtual Community camps are open for 2022-23 intake now. Community minded people with ideas you want to realise in Scotland are invited to apply now. Thanks to National Lottery...
3 August Hybrid

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people

Children in Scotland
Exposure to alcohol prenatally can interfere with a child’s development, and cause growth deficiency and alterations to the internal organs, skeleton and central nervous systems. Often the conditions may go...
18 August Online Families & young people

Scottish social security - an introduction

CPAG in Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits. The course covers:What...

Leader Learning: Streamline Your Organisation with a CRM Solution

ACOSVO
Learn more about how CRM can benefit your organisation during this short afternoon event. ProAptivity work with a wide range of third sector organisations. One such client is Inspire Workplaces, who will be...
18 August Online Management

SafeTALK

SMILE Counselling
safeTALK is a half-day (3.5 hours) suicide prevention training course that can help you make a difference. Know what to do if someone’s suicidal by following the easy to remember TALK steps – Tell, Ask, Listen...
19 August Fairbairn House Health & social care

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits

CPAG in Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). It is expected that claimants will begin to be moved to UC under the...

SafeTALK

SMILE Counselling
safeTALK is a half-day (3.5 hours) suicide prevention training course that can help you make a difference. Know what to do if someone’s suicidal by following the easy to remember TALK steps – Tell, Ask, Listen...
19 August Fairbairn House Health & social care

Intermediaries Network Meeting (Hybrid)

SCVO
SCVO's Intermediaries Network reflects interests in the arts, disability, the environment, housing, learning, social care, sport and transport.As the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically reshaped how we work...
23 August Hybrid

Transforming Leadership Programme

ACOSVO
Now in its fourth year, this innovative programme, designed specifically for voluntary sector leaders, consists of two full days (which will be in person) and three half days (which will be online) spread over...
23 August Hybrid Management

Limited capability for work in universal credit

CPAG in Scotland
This course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect universal credit (UC). The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements as...