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Volunteer Story – Milly

Milly was awarded a British Empire Medal last year in recognition of the support she has provided throughout her life to marginalised communities and people in need.

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Volunteer Story – Svita Chernetska

Svita Chernetska, a fashion stylist, buyer and boutique owner in her native Ukraine found her perfect volunteering role as a retail volunteer in Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland’s charity boutique in Bothwell. She shares why giving back to the community is so important to her.

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Scottish Household Survey – 2021 Results

The SHS results for 2021 were published Tuesday 25 April 2023. Only formal volunteering is reported on odd-numbered years.
The SHS Team has cautioned against comparing their 2021 data with previous years due to changes in the research method, and representativeness of the sample.

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Open Letter to next FM to prioritise volunteering

In this open letter to the three SNP leadership candidates, we reflect on the vital role of volunteering in achieving key Scottish Government priorties. We ask each candidate to prioritise volunteering if they are successful in becoming the SNP leader and our next First Minister.

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Your ‘Duty to Refer’

Organisation have a legal duty to report harmful behaviour towards vulnerable individuals by staff/volunteers to Disclosure Scotland. Find out more about your Duty to Refer here.

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