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Ensuring volunteers have a positive experience is at the heart of what we do.
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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland
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.
SSE is pleased to be named as the first employer in Scotland to achieve the UK quality standard Investing in Volunteers for Employers (IiVE).
Volunteer Scotland joins the national Volunteers' Week Scotland celebrations to highlight huge contribution made by volunteers in Scotland
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.
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!
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.
We shared some important updates and reminders for those interested in PVG checks or Disclosure Services. Please read through the details.
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.