About Skye and Lochalsh CVO
Supporting and developing sustainable third sector groups and services
Aims and Objectives
To support third sector organisations and communities in their set-up and development
To activity encourage and extend volunteering in third sector and community activities
To work in collaboration with the third, public and private sector to meet the needs of communities
To be a point of information and intelligence about local third sector organisations and the landscape in which they operate
To promote the sharing of knowledge and best practice among third sector organisations and statutory bodies, understanding how the contribute to local outcomes and national strategies
The advancement of citizenship and community development within Highland including:
The promotion of civic responsibility, volunteering, the voluntary sector or the effectiveness of efficiency of charities
Rural and urban development and regeneration
Such other similar charitable purposes and the company from time to time determines
Isle Of Skye
Staff and Trustees
Jo's primary role is the management and development Skye and Lochalsh CVO. She has been with the charity for nine years and has an extensive knowledge of the local third sector landscape. She supports groups in their operational and strategic development as well as risk management and crisis support
Peter Urquhart Chair
Peter joined SLCVO's board in September 1997.
John joined SLCVO's board in July 2017
Community Development Officer
Sammy-Jo has worked for SLCVO for six years during which time she has gained a Diploma in Community Development from Dundee University. She supports groups in all aspects of their set-up and running and specialises in volunteer management and development.
Clive Pearson Vice Chair
Clive joined SLCVO's board in November 2006.
Gordon joined SLCVO's board in April 2016
Community Development Administrator
Claire has been with SLCVO since November 2018. She joined the team to cover maternity leave however, became a permanent member of staff in August 2019 and is now the Skye and Lochalsh Befrienders Co-Ordinator as well as SLCVO's financial and office administrator.
Jryna Batters Treasurer
Jryna joined SLCVO's board in December 2017
Julie joined SLCVO's board in January 2020
Jim joined SLCVO's board in April 2014
Dr Di Van Ruitenbeck
Di joined SLCVO's board in November 2017