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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.

February 2024

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...
20 February Online

Time management in the workplace

In today’s climate it is essential individuals manage the demands on their time and know how to organise their daily tasks to reduce stress. This online course has everything you need to take control of your...
21 February Online

Vicarious Trauma (Online) - 21 & 28 February 2024

Health in Mind
Vicarious TraumaThis course is for those working with services users who have mild to severe mental health problems or who may be known to be survivors of any kind of trauma.Course OutlineVicarious trauma is...
21 February Online Health & social care

All things financial: budgeting and sound financial management

This online course is packed full of content to help you understand the importance of good financial management.Budgeting: Why we need a realistic budget; Thinking about the different types of costs; Setting...
22 February Online

Meeting today’s volunteering challenges

Organisations change and adapt over time, and never more so than in the past couple of years. Therefore, it is important volunteering is reviewed so it matches the needs of your organisation and the...
27 February Online

Introduction to safeguarding

This online course will help you understand key safeguarding issues within the sector. Practical and applied in nature, we will use a range of interactive techniques to build your confidence to make a positive...
28 February Online

All things financial: annual accounting and external reporting

This online course is packed full of content to give you an overview of annual accounts and external reporting.Financial reporting requirements: Statutory reporting requirements; Audit/independent examination...
29 February Online
March 2024

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...
4 March 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...
5 March Online

Introduction to equity diversity and inclusion within charities

Session 1Purpose of both sessions and introduction to session 1 ContractingBrief introduction to definitionsWhat is privilege?What are microaggressions?Where is the sector at? Some stats and quotes from the...
6 March Online