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During the initial crisis period of March to July 2020, ACOSVO offered over 85 free virtual events, networks, and support sessions including weekly check-ins, chair check-ins, thematic discussions, workshops and masterclasses to respond to the needs of the sector. 

 

In order to assess and evaluate the impact of the above services an online survey was conducted in July 2020 by ACOSVO in consultation with its members. 51 members participated in the survey that was accessed through a web link.

 

ACOSVO Chief Exec, Pat Armstrong was recently invited to sit down with Anna Gardet, Principal Consultant at Prospectus, as part of their leadership series podcast.


From Prospectus website:

 

Launching in November, THINK are offering a NEW programme of six thriving fundraising master classes to ten charities across Scotland.  The programme is aimed at charities looking to develop and sustain their fundraising through challenging times.  It offers a complete overview of all income streams and is delivered by specialist leaders in each of the fundraising fields.

Rhoda Reid, Project Lead, COVEY Befriending & Mentoring shares her top tips for running a virtual AGM. 

ACOSVO are delighted to announce Ellis Whittam as a new trusted Strategic Partner.  Based out of Chester and Glasgow, Ellis Whittam are one of the UK’s leading providers of quality, fixed fee, employment law and health and safety support. 

 

This important partnership allows ACOSVO to provide members and Chair Network Scotland participants with access to Employment Law/HR and Health & Safety advice through the following benefits:

 

In the current COVID climate we understand "walking in another's shoes" just doesn't quite sit as well. However our Leadership Exchange Programme, which pairs leaders across sectors to learn from each other, encourage collaborative working, and improve leadership capacity, is still as strong as ever. 

 

With our next application deadline approaching and no end to virtual meetings really in sight, we think this might actually be the perfect opportunity (and timing) to reflect, refresh and #buildbackbetter with other leaders! 

Recruitment; HR; Mergers; employment law; financial planning; health & safety concerns; property disputes... just some of the issues you the leader of your organisation might be dealing with at the moment and ACOSVO is here to help. 

 

Its been quite a year shall we say. So, Voluntary Sector Leaders what do you want to be able to open & confidentially discuss with your leadership peers? Do you have a pressing leadership issue you want to discuss with your peer network? 

 

ACOSVO are seeking discussion leads for the 2020 Annual Conference, 20:20 Vision - Seeing the Future More Clearly, on October 28th 2020 via Zoom.

 

ACOSVO is excited to announce a new project with Volunteer Scotland co-designing a new leadership approach to volunteering.

 

The shared aim is to support the Scottish Government’s ‘Volunteering for All’ Framework for growth and inclusion. To work with sector leaders to shape new thinking on making change in our volunteer engagement and shared future.

 

Recruitment; HR; Mergers; employment law; financial planning; health & safety concerns; property disputes... just some of the issues you the leader of your organisation might be dealing with at the moment and ACOSVO is here to help. 

 

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