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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

23 March 2021
News, 2021, March, Covid-19 News

It is exactly one year since Scotland entered its first lockdown, how has volunteering changed? Volunteer Scotland has examined the impact of formal volunteering using data from the latest OSCR survey. Read more here >

22 March 2021
News, 2021, Disclosures Latest, March

From Tuesday 6th April VSDS will no longer accept applications via the Digital Routine Application route.

22 March 2021
News, 2021, March, Covid-19 News

It has been a long and difficult journey since we first went into lockdown this time a year ago. We have provided some links to helpful guidance and info on the Scottish Government website.

5 March 2021
News, 2021, March, Disclosures Latest

It’s now been a week since we communicated the implementation of the new Online PVG Application Service and we've answered some of your questions.

1 March 2021
News, 2021, March, Disclosures Latest

Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services have been working with Disclosure Scotland to launch the new Online PVG Application Service on 1st March 2021.

10 February 2021
News, Disclosures Latest, 2021, February

On 14th January 2021 OSCR and VSDS co-hosted an online information provision session focusing on the Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020.

2 February 2021
News, 2021, February

After 19 years as Chief Executive of Volunteer Scotland George Thomson has decided to retire at the end of March 2021.

20 January 2021
News, 2021, January

The idea behind the ‘Great British Bubble’ is simple: to share uplifting videos to help us ‘live through lockdown together’.

18 January 2021
News, Disclosures Latest, January, 2021

We wanted to take the opportunity to provide you with a brief update, the implementation of the Act remains at the forefront of plans for VSDS in 2021.

12 January 2021
News, Disclosure services, Disclosures Latest, 2020, May

New date added: ‘Scotland Works for You’ is the name of the collaborative group initiated in early 2017 with the aim of securing opportunities for people with convictions to lead positive, healthy lives that contribute to society.