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  • Volunteer Managers’ Network Meeting

    Created: 07/10/2013
    News/Events Category: FVA News

    Theme: Volunteering and Employability

    More and more people are turning to volunteering to help them into paid work, especially given the competitive nature of the current jobs’ market. The latest figures show that 7.2% of the Scottish population are unemployed, and last year 32% of the volunteers registering with Fife Voluntary Action were on Job Seekers’ Allowance.

    Volunteers who are unemployed come with their own specific needs, but often have a fantastic range of skills and experience for organisations to utilise. Book a place at the Volunteer Managers Network meeting to find out how best to meet the needs of volunteers who are looking for work, and discover some of the fantastic skills that they have to offer!


    • 9.00 - 9.30 Breakfast and Networking
    • 9.30 - 9.45 Volunteering and Employability Overview – Sarah Latto, Fife Voluntary Action
    • 9.45 - 10.00 Meeting the Needs of Unemployed Volunteers – Matthew Ritchie, Fife Council Client Action Team
    • 10.00 - 10.15 Employability and Volunteering in Action – Aileen Aitken, West Wemyss Community Trust
    • 10.15 - 10.45 Introduction to New Employability Project – Pegs Bailey, Fife Voluntary Action
    • 10.45 - 11.00 Final Remarks

    To book a place, please call Linda Butcher on 01592 645540 or email [email protected] and provide the following information:

    • Name of attendee(s)
    • Name of Organisation
    • Phone Number
    • E-mail
    • Dietary/Access Requirements

    Please book your place by Friday 8th November at the latest.

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