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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

24 November 2022
Disclosures Latest, 2022, October, News

The way you receive your Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) disclosure certificate is changing.

11 November 2022
Disclosures Latest, 2022, News, November

Scottish Government will cover the cost of PVG checks for Social Care Workers (and comparable roles in Justice and Children’s Services) from 1 October 2022 – 31 March 2023

27 October 2022
Disclosures Latest, 2022, October, News

The way you receive your Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) disclosure certificate is changing.

13 October 2022
News, 2022, May

Join the Volunteer Scotland Volunteer Practice Team in one of these exciting online sessions to discuss what quality standards are available to support you and your volunteer programme.

10 October 2022
News, October, 2022

2022 marks 10 years of Befriending Week! (1-7 Nov) It is a chance to celebrate and raise awareness about everything #BefriendingIs.

1 October 2022
News, 2022

Judy Murray and Sean Batty team-up to encourage volunteers to play their part in the first-of-its-kind mega-event to be held in Glasgow and across Scotland next year.

16 September 2022
News, 2022, September

BBC Scotland’s political debate programme Debate Night returns to the TV next week with an autumn season.

8 September 2022
News, September, 2022

We are deeply saddened by the news of Her Majesty The Queen’s passing and send our heartfelt condolences to her family. Throughout her life, Her Majesty has been a great supporter of volunteering in Scotland and worldwide.

7 September 2022
News, 2022, September

It is unsurprising and absolutely right that the cost crisis – as described by the Scottish Government - is the main priority in this year’s Programme for Government.

6 July 2022
News

Volunteer Scotland is part of a coalition of eleven charities that has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to call for action to tackle the spiralling fuel costs crisis which is damaging the voluntary sector across the UK.