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Communications Executive

Eilidh Watson

Eilidh Watson

Eilidh is an enthusiastic advocate of the third sector and has been a serial volunteer since university.

As an experienced communications professional, Eilidh strives to broaden the influence of Inspiring Scotland and the organisations we work with so that our vision of a Scotland without poverty or disadvantage is one shared across the country.

She has experience in managing and delivering grant-making programmes in voluntary sector and has worked, with Inspiring Scotland and elsewhere, to establish collaborative networks and partnerships to share knowledge and make a real difference to disadvantaged people.

Eilidh has a keen interest in small and grass roots charities doing great things in local communities and currently volunteers as an advisor to the Management Board of First Step Community Project in Musselburgh.

eilidh@inspiringscotland.org.uk

How your professional expertise can make a difference
12.02.2020

How your professional expertise can make a difference

Did you know that Inspiring Scotland’s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles aren’t for everyone – whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and other

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New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced
16.12.2019

New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced

Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost £400,000 of  funding aimed at raising society’s understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund will

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Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities
29.11.2019

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of people

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