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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.

September 2021 (ongoing)

"The Well Balanced Chair" Programme 2021

This 2021 programme, designed specifically for voluntary sector Chairs and Vice-Chairs, consists of six events spread over the year. Each session aims to help you develop the necessary skills you need to be an...
2nd September Online Management
October 2021

Online - Develop your fundraising skills: thriving funds in difficult times

Session 1How has Covid affected your organisation? Your overall work. Your beneficiaries. Your funding.What has been your response? New or changed ways of working? New skills gained? New needs identified? Funds...
25th October Online

SIS Retail Academy 2.0

Social Investment Scotland
We are once again reaching out to impactful and mission-driven businesses, made possible by the ongoing support from Asda and the Scottish Government, but this time we are taking the Academy and the learning to...
25th October Online Funding & finance

Online - Be report writing ready

This 2-part 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...
26th October Online

Emergency First Aid at Work

Training for Care
The aim of this qualification is to enable candidates (working in a low-risk work environment) to be able to act as an ‘appointed person’ to take charge of the first aid arrangements, including looking after...
26th October Training for Care Health & social care

Universal credit - an introduction

CPAG in Scotland
Universal credit is fast becoming the main working age, means-tested benefit throughout the UK. It was intended to simplify the social security system and provide an incentive to work, but its monthly...
26th October Online Social justice & poverty

Attachment-led early years practice: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Children in Scotland
This webinar will enhance your understanding of attachment theory and how to make practical use of the science of connection and relationships to better support the children you work with.
26th October Online Families & young people

Online - Introduction to people management: essentials for team leaders, supervisors and managers

This interactive online course covers tools and techniques to get the best out of your people including delegation skills, team engagement and holding people to account. You will learn active listening and good...
27th October Fully booked Online

An introduction to creativity

Creative Help
As leaders, we are often told to think creatively to help improve our business. But we are never given the tools or resources to do so. Thankfully, creativity is a process: a way of thinking and behaving that...
27th October Online Management

Online - Meeting today’s volunteering challenges

Organisations change and adapt over time, and never more so than in recent months. Therefore, it is important volunteering is reviewed so it matches the needs of your organisation and the expectations of...
27th October Online