Completing Your OSCR Annual Return

The annual monitoring requirements for charities can seem daunting to those completing the process for the first time. This session aims to support those in such a position, as well as those with… Read More

Volunteer Management - Stage 1

This session provides an insight into the essential policies and procedures recommend for all volunteering involving organisations, as well as, the means to adapt these to need and requirements of… Read More

Child Protection Awareness

Will cover legal backdrop, links to GIRFEC, identification, trafficking and CSE, what to do and links to further information.

Cost: FREE

Date and Time… Read More

Effective Minute Taking

This session provides an overview of the role of the minute taker, effective note taking tools/formats and, most importantly, what to include in the minutes. Recommended for those who are new to… Read More

Emergency First Aid At Work

This 6hrs course will cover the following -                                                              

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
2. Be able to… Read More

September Third Sector Forum - Clydesdale

The date for September Clydesdale  Third Sector Forum has  been announced so please see below for the details of the event. With a focus on third sector engagement in community development… Read More

September Third Sector Forum - Cam/Glen

The date for September Cam/Glen  Third Sector Forum has  been announced so please see below for the details of the event. With a focus on third sector engagement in community development… Read More

September Third Sector Forum - East Kilbride

The date for September East Kilbride  Third Sector Forum has  been announced so please see below for the details of the event. With a focus on third sector engagement in community… Read More

September Third Sector Forum - Hamilton

The date for September Hamilton Third Sector Forum has  been announced so please see below for the details of the event. With a focus on third sector engagement in community development… Read More

Volunteer Management - Role Descriptions

Practical guidance to preparing descriptions of voluntary roles. Exploring what to include in these descriptions to effectively defining a volunteers place within your group or organisation.… Read More

Funding Applications

Volunteer Management - Role Descriptions

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  13:00 to 16:00

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Committee Skills

An interactive workshop for new and existing committee members, this course covers the roles and responsibilities of office bearers and other members of the committee, constitutions, minutes,… Read More

Basic Book Keeping

The course provides advice and guidance around effective book keeping for third sector organisations. Participants receive a basic introduction to book keeping and financial procedures delivered… Read More

Maximising Gift Aid

To introduce local groups to Gift Aid and how to maximise their income from it.

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 13:… Read More

Volunteer Management - Stage 3

This training aims to give you simple guidelines and practical information so that your group can successfully manage volunteers.

In this session we will Cover,
-    Why Support and… Read More

Presenting Receipts & Payments Accounts

Suitable for organisations that prepare accounts on a receipts & payments basis, this session explains how to format your accounts and avoid common mistakes. The session provides an overview… Read More

Bridge to Volunteering

If you feel you would like a little support to get ready to volunteer VASLan will be holding a Bridge to Volunteering workshop.

The workshop will start at 10am until 2pm and you will be… Read More

Completing Your OSCR Annual Return

The annual monitoring requirements for charities can seem daunting to those completing the process for the first time. This session aims to support those in such a position, as well as those with… Read More

Fundraising in a Digital World

To introduce participants to maximise the potential of generating income and building new audiences through digital media.

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members… Read More

An Introduction to Governance

The aim of this course is to provide committee members with an overview of their strategic role and responsibilities in relation to the governance of their organisation, highlight the difference… Read More

Effective Minute Taking

This session provides an overview of the role of the minute taker, effective note taking tools/formats and, most importantly, what to include in the minutes. Recommended for those who are new to… Read More

Volunteer Management - Stage 4

Following on from Role Descriptions a step by step guide to recruiting and selecting volunteers.

In this session we will cover:
- Methods of recruiting and Promotion 
-… Read More

Committee Skills

An interactive workshop for new and existing committee members, this course covers the roles and responsibilities of office bearers and other members of the committee, constitutions, minutes,… Read More

Volunteer Management

The Volunteer Management Course is aimed at organisations who are at a stage where they feel they could benefit from involving volunteers, or in fact already involve volunteers, but would like to… Read More

Basic Book Keeping

The course provides advice and guidance around effective book keeping for third sector organisations. Participants receive a basic introduction to book keeping and financial procedures delivered… Read More