Our mission is to create a Scotland where everyone can volunteer, more often, and throughout their lives. We believe that volunteering should be an enjoyable, rewarding and fulfilling experience for every volunteer.

Our strategic outcomes are aligned to the Scottish Government ‘Volunteering for All: National Framework’. Our wide-ranging activities support the following outcomes:

Our Values

Our Values 'Me'

How I live our values

Committed to my work, Participative, Positive impact and Constructive
Our Values 'We'

How our team live our values

Teamwork, Honesty, Celebrate success and Mutual respect
Our Values 'Us'

How others experience our values

Inclusive, Finding solutions, Supportive and Community ethos

Our Senior Leadership Team

Our senior leadership team, led by Alan Stevenson, CEO, work across the organisation to deliver our strategy as the National Centre for Volunteering in Scotland and manage the function areas of the organisation, Research and Evaluation, Volunteer Practice, Partnership and Communications, Influencing Policy, Disclosure Services and Corporate Services.

Alan Stevenson

Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Stirratt

Head of Corporate Services

Margaret Starkie

Partnership and Communications Manager

Matthew Linning

Head of Research and Evaluation

Katrina Imrie

HR Manager

Adrian Murtagh

Head of Volunteer Practice

Ewen McMartin

Disclosure Services Manager

Our Board

Our Board direct our affairs through efficient, effective and accountable governance, ensuring we are solvent, professionally-run and act in accordance with our stated aims and objectives.

Paul Okroj


Elizabeth Taylor

Vice Chair

Rosie Wylie

Vice Chair

Chris Thomson


Ashleigh Kelly


David Field


Emma Cormack


Fiona Watson


Janette Mitchell


Lynne Harrison


Mark Armstrong


Robert Rogerson


Selina Ross


Shona Benton


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