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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

15 January 2018
News, December, 2017

On what is claimed to be the most difficult day of the year, the ScotRail Alliance and the Samaritans are asking people to get together on ‘Brew Monday’ for a cuppa and help save a life.

21 December 2017
News

The Volunteer Pledge campaign begins on New Year's Day and runs throughout January, encouraging the general public to make a pledge to volunteer in 2018 while New Year's resolutions are still fresh.

13 December 2017
News, IiV Achievers

George Thomson, CEO of Volunteer Scotland, presented Police Scotland Youth Volunteers with their first Investing in Volunteers (IiV) award.

7 December 2017
News, December, 2017

In 2018 Aarhus will be the European Capital of Volunteering. The award is given by CEV (European Volunteer Center) as part of the competition now in its fifth edition.

1 November 2017
News, IiV Achievers

A Celebration of Volunteering event was held on 1 November to recognise and celebrate all the volunteers involved in NHS Forth Valley.

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
Disclosures latest, Disclosure services, For Organisations, News, Blog, 2017, September

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.