In view of the National Situation of the Corona Virus Pandemic MCVS is publishing a special edition of its newsletter ‘Stay Connected’ to give the latest information relevant to the VO Sector as well as other general information.
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Keep following our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MaltaCouncilVoluntarySector/ and our web page www.maltacvs.org for the latest info and updates related to the Voluntary Sector.
MCVS is with immediate effect putting in place an emergency/hotline number which shall be operational 24/7 to supports VOs.
The Hotline Number is 79481120.
We recommend that this number is used with caution and when actually required.
With immediate effect we are asking all VOs operating essential services namely those whose services are of a health, disability, social and humanitarian nature (but not only) to identify (a) which services can be stopped and (b) which services need to continue; and (c) what support may be required for essential services to continue? If a VO needs either our support directly or that we intervene with the authorities on a particular issue kindly inform us at your earliest.
Today the Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna together with the Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organisations, Dr Clifton Grima and Dr Noel Camilleri, Chairperson MCVS have launched the Operational Assistance Scheme for VOs amounting to €3,000,000.00 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. (https://www.facebook.com/MaltaGov/videos/274704976981451/UzpfSTE5NTU4MDc2MTQ1NjQ3NjE6NDA1NzUyNjQxNDM5Mjg2MA/)
This Purpose of the Operational Assistance Scheme for VOs is to support Voluntary Organisations, mainly those directly effected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in their operation, with main focus, but not only, on staff costs.
Our aim is to support the development of a more effective and efficient voluntary and community sector in Malta and Gozo through the delivery of a range of support and capacity building services including information, advice and training. We also aim to support the development of a more influential and cohesive voluntary and community sector in Malta and Gozo by facilitating networking and partnership within the sector, and between the same sector and the private and public sectors.
To support the development of a more effective and efficient voluntary and community sector in Malta and Gozo through the delivery of a range of support and capacity building services including information, advice and training.