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24 October 2017
News, 2017, October

#iwill Week 2017 (November 20-24) want you to help celebrate young people who lead social action and their capacity for bringing others together.

20 October 2017
News, 2017, October

The #IVD2017 campaign launched officially on the 18th October with the campaign tag line “Volunteers act first. Here. Everywhere.” and #VolunteersActFirst

27 September 2017
News

The Scottish Government have released the results of the latest Scottish Household Survey (SHS). The SHS provides the best, most robust view on levels and types of volunteering across Scotland.

27 September 2017
News, Blog, 2017, October

Scotland’s first ever festival of volunteering, held in Stirling from 21-26 September, attracted more than 1400 people, including over 70 organisations and charities, to a series of events throughout the city.

22 September 2017
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Following a judicial review one part of the PVG process has been found to be in breach of European Human Rights Legislation, this breach is in relation to the list of offences that are always going to be disclosed on an individual’s PVG.

5 September 2017
News, 2017, August

International Volunteer Managers Day happens every year on 5th November. Find out how you can get involved for 2017 >

1 September 2017
News, 2017, August

Tuesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and the theme for this year’s day is mental health in the workplace. We are taking this opportunity to encourage volunteer involving organisations to start thinking now about doing something to mark World Mental Health Day and get your volunteers and staff involved.

30 August 2017
News, 2017, August

From the 7th -15th October, Guide Dogs celebrates the amazing things they do and this year they’re asking you to Move it for Money! Find out how you can get involved here >

9 August 2017
News, 2017, August

Scottish SPCA are urging locals to get involved this Scottish Animal Week, which runs from 4-10 September, by raising funds in their area.

24 July 2017
News, 2017, July

We're delighted to be one of eight organisations helping to bring the Festival of Volunteering 2017 to Stirling this September.