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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

7 June 2017
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Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) has teamed up with a group of creative youngsters supported by its services to design a new look for the organisation.

1 June 2017
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SSE is pleased to be named as the first employer in Scotland to achieve the UK quality standard Investing in Volunteers for Employers (IiVE).

14 May 2017
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Volunteer Scotland joins the national Volunteers' Week Scotland celebrations to highlight huge contribution made by volunteers in Scotland

1 May 2017
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Small Charity Week (19th- 24th June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar providing free initiatives, competitions and support over six days for charities or local community organisation with an annual turnover under £1.5 million.

10 April 2017
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Rick Astley releases Never Gonna Give You Up, IKEA opens its first UK store and French and Saunders airs for the first time - 1987 was a pretty important year. It's also the year Payroll Giving was introduced - and in the past thirty years, £2 billion has been raised for good causes!

28 March 2017
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Applications are now open for the Glasgow 2018 Volunteer programme, more than 3,000 volunteers are needed to be the welcoming face of the championships.

27 March 2017
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We shared some important updates and reminders for those interested in PVG checks or Disclosure Services. Please read through the details.

10 March 2017
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Is there an individual or even a group within your organisation that deserves an Inspiring Volunteer Award? Then why not consider nominating them. Volunteer Edinburgh want to recognise and celebrate as many volunteers as possible! Full details here>

20 February 2017
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As Student Volunteering Week gets underway, a UK wide research report shows that young people living in Scotland have the highest levels of participation in activity that helps others. This result appears to reinforce the findings from our recent Young People and Volunteering in Scotland research.

17 February 2017
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DWP are working with Scotland’s local third sector to clarify each claimant's choice to volunteer. Volunteer Scotland support this work and look forward to the guidance that will support an individual's immutable right and free choice to volunteer.