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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>
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.
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.
The British Safety Council is inviting organisations and small charities around the world to join them as Supporters to mark their 60th.
This New Year, IVS want your to make the pledge to volunteer in 2017 and make a positive change to your local communities, yourself, and to your CV
Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services is funded by Disclosure Scotland to support the voluntary sector with processing disclosure checks. In the light of recent press coverage regarding historical abuse allegations, we wish to remind you of the support and guidance available.
UN Volunteers are orchestrating a round of #GlobalApplause to recognise all volunteers everywhere and the contribution they make. The billion volunteers globally bring communities together, we couldn't agree more.
The Scottish Government are helping to raise awareness of our patron saint and involve more of us in marking this St Andrew’s Day (November 30th). Share for St Andrew's Day is a great way to get involved.
Trustees week runs from the 7th to the 13th of November and promotes the difference trustees make to the 24,000 charities in Scotland. We are very grateful to all of the (180,000) trustees who give of their time and without whom many of the charities we rely on, would be simply unable to function.
Cricket Scotland are pleased to announce an exciting partnership with ScotRail and Glasgow Kelvin College to encourage more young people into volunteering at their cricket clubs and making a difference in their local community.