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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 (ongoing)

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
September 2022 (ongoing)

COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate

SMILE Counselling
This fun and fast paced course suits all those who are interested in developing self awareness and counselling skills. This is an experiential course with delivery including group activities, media, skills...
6 September Online Health & social care
December 2022

Energy and Net Zero Conference

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
In the midst of a global energy crisis and climate emergency, the dual challenge of reducing fuel poverty while also reducing our impact on the environment has become an urgent priority. With the review of the...
6 December The Studio Regeneration & housing

Introduction to project management

This course will help you to understand the components of project stages and lifecycles. It will provide an understanding of project methodologies and their application, teaching you how to develop a project...
6 December Online

The Importance of Advocacy and Pathways to Support

Scottish Women's Aid
65,251 incidents of Domestic Abuse were recorded by Police Scotland in 2020/21 however with only 1 in 5 people reporting abuse to the Police, there are far more people impacted than we see represented in Police...
6 December Online Social justice & poverty

The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Brain development in adolescenceThe impact of hormonal activity on the brainThe impact of stress chemicals on behaviour and learning.This webinar will focus on the adolescent brain and how it...
6 December Online Families & young people

79th SCVO Annual General Meeting

This online Annual General Meeting will bring SCVO Trustees, staff, members and supporters together virtually to hear about SCVO’s work, successes and challenges over the past year.
6 December Online

Being Human: human rights lecture with Dr Elaine Webster

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
The Being Human lecture series explores the importance of embedding human rights into health and social care policy and practice. It will highlight the stigma, discrimination and inequality faced by disabled...
7 December Online Health & social care

Be report writing ready

This online course with John Bonnar covers all you need to plan, structure and write effective and informative reports. You will gain the skills and confidence to produce reports for today’s demanding workplace...
7 December Online

SCVO Policy Network: Recap of 2022 and Christmas Quiz!

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me... three Prime Ministers, two different Monarchs, and an SCVO Recap of 2022! Join us as SCVO’s Policy and Public Affairs Manager Paul Bradley gives a recap...
7 December Mansfield Traquair Centre