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West and Central Voluntary Sector Network (WCVSN)

WCAVSN is a member organisation of small and medium voluntary sector providers in the West Area of Glasgow.

The Network works to provide advice, information and training to the voluntary sector and supports organisations to engage with the West and Central & West Community Planning Partnerships.

A key function of the Network is to facilitate the flow of information from key partners to the voluntary sector thereby enabling voluntary organisations to participate effectively in these new structures and ultimately to secure the best possible outcomes for the people who access their service

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  • 30 Nov
    Midsummer Market 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Visit the Trongate area of Glasgow on Saturday 21st June and buy beautiful, high quality products made by people who care! The Midsummer market is hosted by Beyond the Finish Line in association with Run Native, an online market place by social enterprise for social enterprises.

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  • 16 Feb
    Safetalk: Free Suicide Alertness Training 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN NW LOCALITY OF GLASGOW HSCP AND COPE SCOTLAND

    safeTALK is intended as "suicide alertness" training. safeTALK teaches you to recognise persons with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide intervention resources. It is designed for communities or organisations that already have ASIST trained helpers in place to maximise intervention as the main suicide prevention focus.

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  • 18 Feb
    Status of Young Women in Scotland: A Presentation-Consultation Event 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    YWCA Scotland – The Young Women's Movement are interested in hearing your positive ideas for supporting the leadership of young women in Scotland in the drive for gender equality.

    Their vision is of a world where every woman can shape her own life journey and fulfil her potential, where the voices of women are heard, respected and celebrated. Their focus is on young women under 30 leading change. As part of a worldwide movement, they have been involved in "Envisioning 2035" for young women across the globe.

    What do they know about life in Scotland for young women?
    They decided to undertake their own research into the status of young women in Scotland during 2015 by listening to the diverse voices of young women telling them about their experiences and aspirations. They talked to over 60 young women and have collated their findings into a report which will be updated year on year.

    In the presentation-consultation session with you, they'd like to share the findings of the research into the status of young women in Scotland, raise questions and hear your ideas about what they can do to strengthen gender equality over the next twenty years.

    Please join them 10am to 11am on Thursday 18 February
    At: The Gathering, SECC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW

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  • 18 Feb
    Status of Young Women in Scotland: A Presentation-Consultation Event 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Status of Young Women in Scotland:
    A Presentation-Consultation Event
     

    YWCA Scotland – The Young Women’s Movement
     
    We are interested in hearing your positive ideas for supporting the leadership of young women in Scotland in the drive for gender equality.
     
    Our vision is of a world where every woman can shape her own life journey and fulfil her potential, where the voices of women are heard, respected and celebrated.  Our focus is on young women under 30 leading change.  As part of a worldwide movement, we have been involved in “Envisioning 2035” for young women across the globe.
     
    What do we know about life in Scotland for young women?
    We decided to undertake our own research into the status of young women in Scotland during 2015 by listening to the diverse voices of young women telling us about their experiences and aspirations.  We talked to over 60 young women and have collated their findings into a report which will be updated year on year.
     
    In our presentation-consultation session with you, we’d like to share the findings of our research into the status of young women in Scotland, raise questions and hear your ideas about what we can do to strengthen gender equality over the next twenty years. 
     
    Please join us: 10am to 11am on Thursday 18 February
    At: The Gathering, SECC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW  

    YWCA Scotland is a feminist organisation and part of a worldwide movement of women leading change. Our vision is a world where every woman can shape her own life journey and fulfil her potential, where the voices of women are heard, respected and celebrated. Founded 160 years ago in the UK, the World YWCA movement reaches over 25 million women and girls in over 125 countries today.

    Find out more at 
    www.ywcascotland.org
     
    We look forward to seeing you!

     

     

     

  • 23 Feb
    Auto-enrolled pensions: What Voluntary Sector employers need to know? 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM

    By 1st April 2017, all PAYE employers regardless of size must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment'. It is essential that all employers are fully aware of their new legal responsibilities and put appropriate plans in place as soon as possible.

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  • 24 Feb
    Fire Safety Is Everyone's Business! 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM

    The next date for fire awareness training at COPE will be Wednesday the 24th of February. 1.30pm registration tea/coffee then start at 2pm until 4pm.

     

     

    COPE, 20 Drumchapel Rd, Drumchapel G15 6QE

     

     

     

    Do you work with vulnerable people?

     

    Do you have an interest in helping your community to be safer?

     

    Would you find it helpful to explore assessment and signposting for people who maybe more vulnerable to risk of domestic fires?

     

     

     

    People more at risk of injury through domestic fires include; 

     

    Those over 60 years of age, - the risk increases further if they are over 75

     

    People who live alone

     

    Those who have mental health issues (including Dementia or memory

     

    loss)

     

    Suffer mobility or hearing loss issues

     

    Have alcohol and drug dependency

     

    Smoke

     

    Have a learning disability or...

  • 02 Mar
    Self Management Network Roadshow 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Event to be held on Wed 2nd March 2016 at COPE Scotland 20 Drumchapel Rd

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  • 03 Mar
    Care of Older People in Scotland: 4th Annual Conference 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM

    The focus of this conference is on how, against the backdrop of Scottish Government health and care initiatives,  health needs are delivered with dignity for  older people consistently across Scotland.

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  • 14 Mar
    Book Launch: Designing Public Policy For Co-production: Theory, Practice and Change 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM

    The event will feature author Dr Catherine Durose, one of the most innovative thinkers and practitioners working on public policy and co-production in the UK.

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  • 15 Mar
    Drumchapel Breakfast & Blether session 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Drumchapel Breakfast and Blether session to be held on 15th March, 9:30-12:00.

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18 Feb - 24 Feb
02 Mar - 14 Mar
15 Mar - 15 Mar