Saltire Awards Deadline is approaching on the 31st March 2023

Shetland’s tenth annual Saltire Youth Volunteering Award Ceremony will take place on Tuesday 6th June 2023. Young volunteers aged 12-25 who have been recording their volunteering hours tmay be entitled to receive a certificate.

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Third Sector Information for Christmas and New Year

Third Sector Organisations – Festive Period – Opening Times … ORGANISATION … FESTIVE PERIOD … Alzheimer Scotland – Shetland Branch … 24 hour Freephone Dementia Helpline:

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VAS Volunteering Awards Naming Competition

Voluntary Action Shetland develop new awards and encourage community to take part in naming competition.

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Communities Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund Year 2

Communities Health and Wellbeing Fund YEAR 2 … Voluntary Action Shetland (VAS) is delighted to launch the second year of the Communities Health and Wellbeing Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government on Monday 17th October 2022.

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Board Members Farewell

Celebrating Long Standing Board Members at Voluntary Action Shetland … Voluntary Action Shetland (VAS) staff and current board members recently had a get together at Market House in September 2022 to commemorate two long-standing board members, Alex Miller and Willie Henderson.

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Saltire Awards 2022

67 young volunteers aged between 12 and 25 were celebrated at the Shetland Saltire Youth Volunteering Awards ceremony at Mareel on Monday evening (6th June 2022). It was the first in-person ceremony of the annual event since 2019. 67 young people received a total of 125 awards this year.

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Volunteers' Week 2022

We are delighted to celebrate this year's Volunteers' Week which is a UK wide campaign that takes place from 1-7 June every year. It’s a time when volunteering involving organisations are encouraged to thank and celebrate their volunteers, past and present.

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