Volunteer Scotland logo

Latest News

VSDS Customer Survey – Results

In early February, we invited our signatories to take part in our Customer Survey, which aimed to assess the service we provided over the past 12 months. We are grateful to everyone who participated as we received an excellent response.

Read more here

Guest Blog – Girlguiding Scotland

Girlguiding Scotland share with us their experiences with the transformative power of volunteering. Their 9,000 volunteers bring youth work opportunities to more than 35,000 young people across the whole of Scotland.

Read more here

The State of Volunteering in 2023

In the face of COVID-19 and the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, the landscape of volunteering in Scotland has undergone significant changes. This blog delves into the latest research and evidence to provide a comprehensive overview of the state of volunteering in 2023. We will explore the impact of these crises on volunteering participation, recruitment challenges, demographic variations, and the specific issues faced by Volunteer Involving Organisations (VIOs). Let’s dive into the key findings and trends shaping the volunteering landscape in Scotland.

Read more here