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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

6 July 2018
News, 2018, July

Do you have a local community group that Benefits the Community and needs funding in and around the Thurso and NW area?

2 July 2018
News, 2018, July

Stirling is in the running to be named European Volunteering Capital for 2020. The competition, run by the European Volunteer Centre, recognises regions which offer outstanding support for volunteers.

21 June 2018
News, Disclosures Latest, 2018, June

You have less than a month left to have your say! If you were unable to attend one of the sessions, don't worry, we're hosting an online workshop that you can take part in from your home or office.

20 June 2018
News, 2018, June

Thank you to everyone that helped up celebrate the diversity of Scotlands volunteers and volunteering this Volunteers' Week. We've put together some of the highlights from this year, including partner stats and top social media supporters.

23 May 2018
News, 2018, May

Recent research by the Scottish Volunteering Forum (SVF) has confirmed how important impact measurement is to the voluntary sector in recognising and celebrating success, helping to improve performance, and in strategy and business planning.

18 May 2018
News, Disclosures Latest, 2018, May

The workshop has been designed to generate discussion about the current consultation on PVG, consider how the proposed changes will impact on both your organisation and the voluntary sector and to help you to decide what information you would like to contribute to the consultation

3 May 2018
News, 2018, April

Abellio UK and ScotRail have joined forces to support the Community Rail Awards 2018, which will be held in Scotland for the first time since they began in 2005. The annual awards ceremony will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Glasgow on Thursday 4 October 2018.

30 April 2018
News, 2018, April

SCVO is running an initiative to help charities and voluntary organisations understand more about data protection and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018.

26 April 2018
News, Disclosures Latest, 2018, April

On 25th April 2018 the Scottish Government and Disclosure Scotland launched a consultation document that will form the basis of the PVG scheme going forward. The replies to this consultation will form the basis of the fully amended PVG system that is anticipated to be launched in the next couple of years.

23 April 2018
News, 2018, April

Small Charity Week (18th- 23rd June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar providing free initiatives, competitions and support over six days for charities or local community organisation with an annual turnover under £1.5 million.