Connections with IiV Achievers

Ii V Connections 

We are excited to launch this new learning and development programme "Connections with IiV achievers", this programme has been designed to assist individuals and organisations with the development of volunteer participation. Through our unique learning approach, individuals and organisations can explore their understanding of volunteering, its current trends, change in climate, best practice and how it connects to the wider community local and national. 

Thank you to everyone who attended the workshops last year to help us plan this programme, your suggestions, interests and needs has assisted us in the development of this programme.

This FREE programme to IiV achievers offers 3 different types of connections; all meetings will be held at Volunteer Scotland's office in Stirling, with a networking lunch from 12.30pm until 1.30pm:


Connections Workshops with Guest Speakers  

Each connections workshop will have a guest speaker who will talk about a topic and how it will affect and benefit your volunteer programme, these workshops will also allow you to explore each topic and have a round table discussion with other IiV achiever organisations.

  • Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 10am - 12.30pm - Speaker TBC - Book Now


Connections Best Practice Group Meetings

This group will be exploring the IiV quality standard framework, looking at the IiV process and how we can develop IiV in Scotland.


Buddy Mentoring Programme 

The buddy mentoring programme is for IiV achievers to buddy and mentor new organisations going through IiV, using your own experience from achieving IiV to provide support, give advice, guidance and share best practice.

The training for this programme will be on Tuesday 11th April 2017, if you are interested in becoming a buddy mentor please book to attend the training.    


Please contact if you have any questions or call 01786 479 593   


Featured below are just some of the organisations that have achieved this important accreditation. Very well done!


4 August 2016
News, IiV Achievers

16 January 2016
News, IiV Achievers

Anne Hislop from Investing in Volunteers Scotland visits The Black Watch Castle and Museum to present the Team with their well-earned Investing in Volunteers Award.

17 November 2015
News, IiV Achievers

Lead Scotland’s team of staff and volunteers are delighted to receive Investing in Volunteers for the fourth time! Lead was the second organisation to receive the Award back in 2005.

11 August 2015
News, IiV Achievers

The Prince’s Trust Scotland achieved Investing in Volunteers accreditation in July 2015. They support 13 to 30 year olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.

5 August 2015
News, IiV Achievers

The Edinburgh-based organisation, which achieved Investing in Volunteers accreditation in July 2015, works with vulnerable people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, often with a long term history of alcohol abuse.

29 July 2015
News, IiV Achievers

The University of Stirling Students’ Union renewed their Investing in Volunteers accreditation in July 2015.

8 June 2015
News, IiV Achievers

SCOTLAND’S leading children’s charity Aberlour is marking its 140th anniversary with the announcement of its brand new Investing in Volunteers status (IiV).

20 May 2015
News, IiV Achievers

LinkLiving has retained their Investing in Volunteers award recognising the great support the organisation provides

13 January 2015
News, IiV Achievers

Congratulations to our latest organisation to achieve Investing In Volunteers: 'Roar- Connections for Life' who achieved their award in October.

5 November 2014
News, IiV Achievers

We recently attended Healthy n Happy’s AGM to present them with their Investing in Volunteers Award.