Third Sector Support across Highland

In Highland the responsibility to deliver the role of a Third Sector Interface is shared through a network of delivery organisations.

HTSI maintains overall responsibility for delivery of the agreement with the Scottish Government, but we recognise the need for local service delivery and relationships.  

Our delivery partners are a key support and local contact for the sector throughout Highland. 

We currently have five delivery agents across the region. 

Use the map to see which organisations cover the different areas.

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Caithness Voluntary Groups

13 Williamson St, Wick KW1 5ES


Voluntary Action in Badenoch & Strathspey

The Courthouse, The Square

Grantown on Spey, PH26 3HF


Voluntary Groups Sutherland

Alba, Main St, Golspie KW10 6TG

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Skye & Lochalsh Council For Voluntary Organisations 

Tigh Lisigarry/Bridge Rd, Portree IV51 9ER

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Voluntary Action Lochaber

An Drochaid, Claggan Rd

Fort William PH33 6PH

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Highland Third Sector Interface

Thorfin House, Bridgend Business Park, Dingwall IV15 9SL

HTSI's Inner Moray Firth Services


The Highland Third Sector Interface delivers TSI functions across the Local Authority area of Highland through a combination of direct delivery and commissioned services. In 2020 we finished an internal process of reducing the number of organisations delivering TSI functions across the Inner Moray Firth area.

The process has resulted in a collaborative approach to redesign services across this area. This resulted in a successful merger with In This Together. This change is one which has also seen us take on the work of Ross-shire Voluntary Action. So, HTSI is now directly delivering across the area known as the Inner Moray Firth.


As of the 1st September 2020, we are now directly delivering these functions across:

Inverness and Inverness-Shire • Nairn and Nairnshire • Mid Ross • East Ross

Meet the Inner Moray Firth Team


TSI Services Manager

Iain McKenzie / 07454 828 590


Iain is responsible for the operational delivery of the TSI elements of activity within HTSI, as funded by the Scottish Government and agreed by the HTSI Board. Specifically, he leads on activity focused around the TSI outcome framework to enable HTSI to be a central source of knowledge of the third sector locally, providing leadership, vision and coordination to better respond to local priorities, including through partnership and collaboration.

He has responsibility for line management of the TSI delivery team which covers volunteering, capacity building of the sector and ensuring a strong third sector voice at a strategic and policy level, locally and nationally.

Jane Tattum, Leah Ganley, Iain MacKenzie, Hannah Clyne, Sue Fraser

Organisation Support

Development Officer

New Projects


The development officer works with third sector organisations who are looking to develop new activity, enterprising activity and new assets.

He enjoys offering advice and guidance to groups around these developments, ensuring that they are informed of the regulatory and legal information necessary. He supports new groups looking to become established. 

Iain also manages the Food Poverty Network and Highland Social Enterprise Network. Is your organisation thinking of developing a new enterprising element, or looking to consider an asset transfer? Then Iain is looking forward to hearing from you.

Development Officer


Hannah Clyne / 01349864 289

Hannah works closely with both new and established third sector organisations, including social enterprises, needing support around governance or strategic planning. This includes assisting in providing guidance around these topics, ensuring third sector organisations are informed of the regulatory and legal information necessary, as well as, offering crisis management and intervention.

Hannah can provide one to one, or group support, to help your organisation, whether it is to enact a change in your organisation’s constitution, or a query about funding, please get in touch.


Development Officer


Sue Fraser / 07436 144485


Sue supports any individual looking to become a volunteer and promotes volunteering. She offers one to one support for those struggling to navigate or secure a role through more traditional pathways, possibly through lack of confidence, skills or suitability, and works with them to secure options to take this forward.

Sue is always looking for new ways to encourage individuals to volunteer and help promote the concept of volunteering. Sue advertises and supports the promotion of volunteering roles locally and through the national volunteering website, Volunteer Scotland. If you have volunteering opportunities you would like to be promoted, Sue is happy to hear from you.

Development Officer


The Development Officer supports third sector organisations in the planning, development and promotion of their volunteering programmes and roles. This includes assisting them in making sure they have all the right policies and procedures in place to create effective and supportive volunteer environments.

The Development Officer can provide one to one support to help your organisation, whether it is to set up and design volunteer procedures from the beginning or gain your volunteer Friendly Award. If you are have volunteers in your organisation, or would like to, and have any questions or queries, please get in touch.