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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.

October 2021

SCVO Digital Senior Leaders Programme information event

SCVO Digital Senior Leaders Programme will give you a unique opportunity to work alongside and collaborate with other leaders who share your vision for change.Truly effective digital evolution only happens when...
29th October Online

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

CPAG in Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority is responsible...
29th October Online Social justice & poverty
November 2021

Rise and Shine with our Trustee of the Year finalists

We are delighted this webinar will be hosted by Tracey Bird, Information officer, SCVO and we will be joined by finalists:Fiona Davis, Fringe SocietyJulia Grindley, Edinburgh School Uniform BankLilas Dunlop...
1st November Online

Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women's Aid
Learning Outcomes: • Understanding the Scottish Government’s definition of domestic abuse and national policy response• Understanding the impacts of domestic abuse through theory, research and survivor...
1st November Online Social justice & poverty

Trustee Recruitment Cycle: getting the right mix of trustees

Strong boards require trustees with a mix of skills, experience and characteristics. But how do you find the ideal people and get them on board? This session will include:defining the mix of skills and...
1st November Online

Online - Introduction to data protection and the GDPR

The intended objective of the course is for you to leave with a clearer understanding of the principles of data protection and the GDPR and provide sufficient knowledge to better navigate the path toward...
2nd November Fully booked Online

Benefit basics in Scotland

CPAG in Scotland
ou do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will learn the basics of social security and be able to...
2nd November Online Social justice & poverty

Anxious & Afraid (SCCR Conflict Resolution Session Series)

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
Are you a professional, practitioners or volunteer who works with young people and families?We have created a series of conflict resolution training based on our normal face to face training but adapted for an...
2nd November Online Families & young people

What has the pandemic taught us about job quality? Lessons for HR and beyond.

The last 18 months have been some of the most turbulent ones any of us have ever experienced. The HR profession in particular has been front and centre of navigating huge people and organisational challenges...
2nd November Online

Digital good governance checkup launch

SCVO's new online Good Governance Checkup will help you identify the strengths and gaps in your organisation’s governance. The Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector is a statement of best practice...
2nd November Online