East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action

The East Dunbartonshire Third Sector Early Years Network was established to bring together third sector organisations involved in or having an interest in the Early Years sector in East Dunbartonshire. The purpose of this Forum is to work on common issues, share knowledge, experience and best practice.
The purpose of the Early Years Third Sector Network East Dunbartonshire is to bring together third sector organisations involved in or having an interest in the Early Years sector in the East Dunbartonshire local authority area, to discuss issues of common interest, share knowledge and experience, and identify areas of good practice around issues of Early Years.
The Network will provide a stronger voice and greater representation on relevant issues with statutory agencies, through engaging in participative consultation.
Members of the Network will be encouraged to, through the auspices of the Network, seek to influence the planning of relevant statutory services for the East Dunbartonshire local authority area.


Current opportunity

Volunteer Drivers required to help with COVID Mass Vaccination roll out. Starting Monday 1 February, the COVID 19 vaccine will be rolled out at Mass Vaccination Centres in East Dunbartonshire. In partnership with East Dunbartonshire Council, East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action (EDVA), your local Volunteer Centre, is looking to recruit Volunteer Drivers to escort people to and from the vaccination centres in East Dunbartonshire. These centres will be located at: • The Allander Leisure Centre, Milngavie • Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre The appointment times for the Centres will be between • 8.30 am to 4.30 pm Mondays to Saturdays Volunteers should have: • A clean driving license • A current Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Enhanced Disclosure PPE (hand sanitisers and facemasks) will be supplied, and mileage expenses will be covered. For further information, please contact covidvol@edva.org This is a great opportunity to assist with the rollout of the vaccines that will assist in combatting COVID 19 in our communities.