Voluntary Sector Gateway
The Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian (VSGWL) is the Third Sector Interface (TSI) organisation in West Lothian. The primary purpose of the organisation is to support the Third Sector (Charities, Social Enterprise and Voluntary Sector) and provide a link with the Public Sector (West Lothian Council, Scottish Government Third Sector Unit, NHS, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire & Rescue).
The key aims of the organisation are to ensure:
- More people have increased opportunity and enthusiasm to volunteer
- volunteer involving organisations are better able to recruit, manage and retain volunteers
- social enterprises grow and develop
- third sector organisations are well governed and managed and able to deliver quality outcomes
- third sector organisations feel better connected and are able to influence and contribute towards public policy