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Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do
What it means to be a member of the PVG Scheme and how to fill out the form you've been given
Speak to someone in your local area about volunteering
Our guides cover all aspects of Volunteer Management
Quality standards to support and develop all volunteer programmes in Scotland.
Disclosure Services supports the voluntary sector with processing pvg checks.
Publications, Stats and Resources providing insight for action.
We know that volunteering can have a positive impact on individual wellbeing, with benefits for both volunteers themselves and their communities, and many volunteers offer direct support for service users or clients to overcome unexpected challenges or emotionally difficult situations.
Only 11% of Scotland’s sick and disabled volunteered in 2016, a shockingly low figure compared to the adult participation rate of 27%. What does this mean for an inclusive and fairer Scotland?
Scotland’s first ever festival of volunteering, held in Stirling from 21-26 September, attracted more than 1400 people, including over 70 organisations and charities, to a series of events throughout the city.