Skye and Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations provide a wide range of support to third sector organisations including community group set-up, funding services, organisational governance, volunteer recruitment, community development, project planning and crisis support.
Read about our Skye & Lochalsh Neighbours and Friends project in our Winter/ Spring Bulletin here.
SLCVO Kyle Outreach - Every Wednesday 10am-2pm at the Lighthouse Centre, Kyle
To enhance SLCVOs services in south Skye and Lochalsh every Wednesday between 10am – 2pm, Anne Sikorski, our Community Development consultant will be running an outreach session at the Lighthouse Centre in Kyle.
During these sessions Anne will provide support to individuals, groups and communities in all aspects of setting up and running a community group. In addition we will run two drop-in session at Broadford Service point on Wednesday 21st of February from 1.30pm-4.30pm and Wednesday 21st of March from 1.30pm-4.30pm
If you need help with any aspect of running your group or simply see a need in your community but don’t know what to do about it, call into the Lighthouse Centre and chat to Anne.
Saturday Sessions - 10am-2pm once a month at Tigh Lisigarry, Bridge Road, Portree
As you will know, many volunteers also work and find it difficult to make meetings during the week, to ensure we can support groups at times good for them we are opening the Portree office once a month on a Saturday. Initially this will be a trial for three months however, if it proves to be of benefit to our communities we will look to continuing as standard operations.
Saturday Sessions opening times 10am-2pm on Saturday 20 January, 10 February, 03 March and 24 March.
Volunteering - There are currently a number of different volunteering opportunities available and you can view them in our booklet here. If you wish to discuss volunteering opportunities seen in the booklet or would like help to find one more suitable, please contact Samantha-Jo McArthur on email@example.com or phone 01478 612921
Open until 6pm every Wednesday, Tigh Lisigarry, Bridge Road, Portree
To make SLCVO services more accessible to our communities the SLCVO office will be open until 6pm every Wednesday. We will close at 5pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 3pm on Fridays.
If you would like to find out more about how we can support your group contact the SLCVO team on 01478 612921, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call into the office Tigh Lisigarry Bridge Road Portree Isle of Skye IV51 9ER
Skye & Lochalsh CVO a charity registered in Scotland SCO13885 and a Company limited by Guarantee SC177372 has been working with the local community since 1949.