Voting is OPEN for our Community Volunteer Champions 2024!

We are searching for Community Volunteer Champions across the Scottish Borders, with a winner per day of the first 5 days of Volunteers’ Week, and we want to hear from you! Our finalists have been chosen One winner will be selected from each locality: Berwickshire, Cheviot, Eildon, Teviot and Liddlesdale, and Tweeddale! Vote for your…

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Our brand new Training Programme is now available!

We are thrilled to share our Training Programme with you! The Third Sector in the Scottish Borders is like no other and our training programme has been designed to reflect that. To ensure that our training programme is relevant and useful, we listened to your feedback, selected the topics which matter the most to you…

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Employability mapping and gapping

Borders Community Action are looking to appoint a consultant or consultancy to conduct a detailed mapping and gapping exercise on employability services and activities across the Scottish Borders. The work will enable partners of the Local Employability Partnership (LEP) to build a better understanding of what is currently being offered and to help develop an…

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Green Summit – Our call to action

Our friends at SBCAN would like to say a huge thank you to all those who came along to their Green Summit Event on 14th March at Tweed Horizons. It really was a super day with over 120 people in attendance. The aim of the Green Summit was to: Increase the knowledge of Green projects/…

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Meet the Funders!

We are pleased to announce our exciting event where you can meet the funders face-to-face! Learn about funding opportunities, ask questions, and network with potential supporters. Join us at St Boswells Village Hall on Wednesday 17 April, for a day filled with valuable insights and connections. Don’t miss this chance to take your projects to the next…

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Introducing Scotland’s Voluntary Sector

The TSI Scotland Network guide, jointly produced by TSI Network Scotland and SCVO, which details the third sector’s size and scale, was presented to MSPs at the parliament last month. This guide aims to help develop their understanding of our work and how it can be used to support their constituents nationally and locally. You…

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A warm welcome to our Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Please meet John Evans, Borders Community Action Deputy Chief Executive Officer. You may have already met John as John joined our team as interim Chief Operations Officer in the last trimester of 2023. John worked really well during this time as part of the team and helping developing Borders Community Action as the organisation continued…

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Galashiels Job Fair

Borders Community Action will be attending the Job Fair on Tuesday, March 5th, which is being hosted by the Local Employability Partnership at the Galashiels Jobcentre. This is a great opportunity to connect with job seekers with varying skill levels. If you are currently recruiting and have active vacancies, we can support you by advertising…

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Thank you to HR GO!

Borders Community Action extends its deepest gratitude and heartfelt appreciation to HR GO Recruitment (“HR GO”) for their incredibly generous donation of furniture to our local charity. This remarkable act of kindness has enabled Borders Community Action to open its new office space. The donated furniture provided by HR GO comprises desks, chairs, tables, cabinets,…

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Festive office closure

Our hardworking team will be taking a very well-deserved break over the festive period. Our office will close on Friday 22 December, 2023 and will reopen on Monday 8 January, 2024. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your support, we look forward to seeing you all again in…

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