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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

9 November 2021
News, November, 2021

Could you make a positive contribution to the Board of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)?

1 November 2021
News, November, 2021

#iwill week is an annual celebration of the work young people, #iwill ambassadors and champions, and #iwill partners are leading up and down the UK.

19 October 2021
News, 2021, October

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.

18 October 2021
News, 2021, October

Volunteer Scotland Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Alan Stevenson has been selected as CEO of Volunteer Scotland on a permanent basis. Alan will start in his new role on the 18th October, 2021.

8 October 2021
News, October, 2021

Trustees’ Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference.

7 October 2021
News, October, 2021

Every year, Befriending Week is celebrated from 1-7 November and this year we celebrate everything #BefriendingIs

4 October 2021
News, 2021, October, Alan Stevenson

We cannot ignore the relationship between poverty and volunteering. From the latest figures, 19% of the population (and 24% of children) were living in relative poverty: in real terms this is around a million people in Scotland – 230,000 children, 640,000 working-age adults and 150,000 pensioners

30 September 2021
News, 2021, Disclosures Latest, September

VSDS is made up of 3 customer facing teams, Enrolment and Assessment, Customer Operations and Training and Compliance. If you are new to processing PVGs or just find the whole service a little confusing, let us talk you through each of the teams you will interact with throughout your PVG process.

16 September 2021
News, 2021, September

BBC Scotland’s Debate Night TV programme is welcoming the return of audiences in the socially-distanced studio.

9 August 2021
News, Covid-19 News

We have provided practical guidance for organisations managing volunteers during Coronavirus (Covid-19).