Saltire Awards-Recognition for youth volunteering

Young volunteers from age 12-25 can register online for a Saltire Award http://www.saltireaward.scott it is quick and easy, Individuals log the hours they have been volunteering, Get the hours verified with the organisation/group they are volunteering with Authorised – and online certificates awarded for either 10-25-50-100-200 or 500 hours Easy, and great for personal developmentContinue reading “Saltire Awards-Recognition for youth volunteering”

Volunteers for Halkirk Heritage & Vintage Motor Museum

Volunteers needed to help this motor museum keep the doors open to visitors during the summer months. the museum is open on Tuesdays-Sundays from 2-4pm during June & July. Can you offer to do a shift to help promote the joys of antique vehicles and heritage to interested people. contact Janet and leave a messageContinue reading “Volunteers for Halkirk Heritage & Vintage Motor Museum”

Lyth Art Centre Young Music Maker Programme

As part of our Young Music Makers Programme, we are looking for a young musician to become the new YMM Trainee at Lyth Arts Centre.  The traineeship will involve assisting the lead musician on a regular programme of children’s music workshops. The workshops will take place on weekends and school holidays, held monthly at Lyth ArtsContinue reading “Lyth Art Centre Young Music Maker Programme”

Youth Scotland Child protection

Child Protection Awareness 12th July 10am https://www.youthscotland.org.uk/training-events-bookings/Youth Scotland hosts this interactive workshop that aims to assist youth workers and volunteers with the implementation of a child protection policy and measures to consider when working with young people and adults that keep everyone safe from harm. All non-member groups/organisations are charged a training fee to attend thisContinue reading “Youth Scotland Child protection”

Rural Community Fund

Rural Community Engagement Fund – Local groups and organisations across Scotland’s Rural Communities are now able to apply for micro-grants of up to £2,500 to support and promote mental health recovery following the pandemic in Scotland’s rural communities through community engagement and support approaches. The grants are specifically aimed at people who face additional inequalities in achieving good mentalContinue reading “Rural Community Fund”

HTSI Awards 2022

Highland Third Sector Awards are open for nominations. See below list of categories. Youth Volunteer of 2022 Community Initiative 2022 Highland Partnership 2022 Board Trustee of the Year 2022 Volunteer of the Year 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award 2022 Social Enterprise of the Year 2022 Community Justice Partnership Excellence Award 2022 LGOWIT Self-Management Excellence Award 2022Continue reading “HTSI Awards 2022”

volunteer opportunities with Heritage

As we move into the summer season, many voluntary organisations in Caithness rely on volunteers to help deliver services and keep the doors open to the public. There are museums throughout Caithness looking to recruit new volunteers. For example: Wick Heritage Centre, Dunbeath Heritage Trust, Mary Anne’s cottage Dunnet, Castlehill Heritage centre Castletown. Clan GunnContinue reading “volunteer opportunities with Heritage”

An opportunity to Volunteer

To continue with Volunteer Week activities you could volunteer with environmental groups in Caithness. There are groups providing opportunities for individuals to get involved improving the environment on a periodical or regular basis. For Example: Dunnet Forestry Trust host a green gym on Thursdays and Sundays, [forest maintenance] and also a monthly log sale. FriendsContinue reading “An opportunity to Volunteer”