Covid-19 News

Read our Covid-19 News items relating to both Volunteers and Organisations

29 October 2020
News, 2020, October, Covid-19 News

The Scottish First Minister outlined the new tiered system at her daily coronavirus briefing today (23/10/20). We will continue to provide updates based on the latest Scottish Government guidance, including 'Scotland's Strategic Framework'.

19 October 2020
News, 2020, October, Covid-19 News

Face Coverings Regulations and General Public Guidance update from Scottish Government.

15 October 2020
News, 2020, July, Covid-19 News

The Scottish Government have developed new communications toolkits to reflect the most recent guidance. These resources will be updated as we go through the phases.

12 October 2020
News, 2020, October, Covid-19 News

Volunteer Scotland has just completed a detailed analysis of two surveys investigating the impact of COVID-19 on both volunteers and the third sector. This evidence supplements the summary presentations we shared in the summer.

15 September 2020
News, 2020, September, Covid-19 News

As we move through the phases of lockdown there are many things to consider before restarting your volunteering activities. We have detailed some guidance and advice for you to consider before restarting your volunteer programme.

26 June 2020
News, 2020, June, Covid-19 News

The Volunteer Safely Team in Volunteering Matters have produced advice and resources to help community organisations resume their volunteering as lockdown eases.

25 June 2020
News, 2020, May, Covid-19 News

Volunteer Scotland is researching the impact of COVID-19 on informal volunteering, mutual aid groups and formal volunteering.

18 May 2020
News, 2020, May, Covid-19 News

SCDC and Public Health Scotland have launched a new resource to support community organisations to carry out their vital work safely during coronavirus (COVID-19).

15 May 2020
News, 2020, May, Covid-19 News

This article seeks to answer questions around insurance and volunteering. This is especially important during coronavirus (COVID-19).

13 May 2020
News, 2020, May, Covid-19 News

Scottish charities have called upon Home Secretary Priti Patel to include social care staff in plans to review visa fees for foreign staff and volunteers.