National Training Conference 2016 – Strengthening Volunteer Work: The Local and European Dimension

  The annual National Training Conference was organised by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector between the 23rd and the 24th September 2016 at the Dolmen Hotel, Qawra. The theme of this year’s conference was “Strengthening Volunteer Work – The Local and European Dimension”.   The first day took off with a welcome address […]

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Youth Voluntary Work Scheme (YVWS) – OVERSEAS

The  Youth Voluntary Work Scheme (YVWS) has now been up and running for the last year, addressing two main goals.  The first goal is to help young people improve their skills and employment prospects by giving them an opportunity to take up volunteering as part of their non-formal and informal learning process.  It will also […]

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Results of the SIS Scheme 2015 Deadline

The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector has just published the results of the SIS Scheme 2015 Deadline. Under this deadline 56 applications were received of which 35 were successful and will be awarded funds to undertake the proposed projects. The full results are found in the following link: FINAL RESULTS – SIS 2015 Deadline […]

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National Training Conference 2015 – Leadership in the Voluntary Sector

The annual National Training Conference was organised by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector between the 3rd and the 5th December 2015 at the Marina Hotel Corinthia Beach Resort, St George’s Bay. The theme of this year’s conference was “Leadership in the Voluntary Sector”.   The first day took off with a welcome address […]

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SIS Scheme 2015 Deadline

Small Initiatives Support Scheme – 2015 Deadline For the fourth consecutive year, the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector through the Voluntary Organisations Fund is launching the ‘Small Initiatives Support Scheme’ or ‘SIS’ to support small initiatives by Voluntary Organisations. Voluntary Organisations enrolled with the Commissioner for the Voluntary Sector can apply under the Small Initiatives […]

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Administrator Training 2015-2016

The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS) is once more launching its Training Programme for VO Administrators. Designing and Managing Fixed Term Projects Strategic Volunteer  Management Personal Power in Leadership : Creating the climate for success Proposal Writing & Budgeting :Developing skills Communication & Campaigning Legal Obligations & Implications  of a VO Accessing EU […]

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Managing VO Meetings Training Seminar

  The Council is organising its second training seminar which is intended to address various issues encountered by VOs in their day-to-day running of the organisation.  This training seminar will address and discuss practices which are essential for the good governance of a VO. Some aspects which will be addressed are how to Manage effective meetings, […]

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Finance Training Seminar

Some Voluntary Organisations, encounter difficulties  in preparing the financial statements  and returns of their organisations.  The Council is organising a half day seminar  focusing on Financial Returns and Bookkeeping for Voluntary Organisations. The trainer will be Mr. Ian Azzopardi, Council member,  who will also address  various difficulties which Treasurers and persons taking care of the […]

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Small Initiatives Scheme 2014 – Results

The Voluntary Organisations Fund within the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS) has launched the ‘Small Initiatives Support Scheme’ or ‘SIS’ to support small initiatives by Voluntary Organisations. This year 84 applications were submitted by Voluntary Organisations enrolled with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations who could apply under the Small Initiatives Support Scheme for projects […]

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