Community Food and Health (Scotland) Priceless Conference

The last few places remain for Community Food and Health (Scotland) (CFHS) Priceless Conference on Monday 4 November at COSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh. The Keynote speaker will be a former advisor to CFHS, Professor Wendy Wills from the University of Hertfordshire. The afternoon workshops will give everyone the chance to hear what was discussed at the …

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Vacancy – Greener Kirkcaldy

Greener Kirkcaldy are recruiting for a Community Chef/Trainer.  If you are interested please find details on their website.

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NHS Health Scotland, Senior Learning & Development Officer

NHS Health Scotland are looking to appoint a full-time permanent Senior Learning and Development Officer. For full details you can see the vacancy advertised on SHOW and myjobscotland

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Communities as leaders for public health

  Communities as leaders for public health is the theme of an engagement event hosted by the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh on October 21st. Places can be booked on Eventbrite.

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How does community development practice tackle inequalities in our communities?

This is the theme of the Community Development Alliance Scotland conference on Tuesday 10th September in Edinburgh. You can find out more about the conference and register here  (The event is free if your organisation has an income of under £50,000).    

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Wee grants for wee groups

The Robertson Trust has now launched its new pilot funding programme, Wee Grants for Wee Groups, which offers funding of £500-£2000 to constituted community groups and small registered charities to support their work in communities that fits one of its funding strands: care and wellbeing; strengthening communities; or realising potential. Full information and details of …

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Vacancy at Meal Makers

Meal Makers is currently recruiting for a full-time administrator position, based in Glasgow. More information on the Food Train website.

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Board Members – Poverty and Inequality Commission

Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint up to eight Members to the new statutory Poverty and Inequality Commission.  The appointments are for up to five years following establishment of the body on 1 July 2019. More information available at the Scottish Government’s public appointments site.  

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Social Enterprise: Creating Wellbeing in Communities

This latest in the series of Senscot briefings is now available to download from its website This Briefing aims to demonstrate the existing contribution of social enterprise in improving health and wellbeing through social and community activities. It also outlines the potential for social enterprise to collaborate with public, private and third sector partners to …

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Cafes in communities

Are you involved in running a café in a local community (geographical or shared interest) run for local people and/or by local people on a charitable, ‘not for profit’or enterprise basis? Whether your café is informal in a community centre or church, set up as a social enterprise, community interest company or other, run 1 …

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