For Organisations

These posts are focused around organisations that involve volunteers

2 October 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, For Organisations, 2020, October, Alan Stevenson, Covid-19, Research

SPORT is a major contributor to Scotland’s health, wellbeing and economy, but a huge proportion of that relies on volunteers and a new report has uncovered concern over where those volunteers will be when sport finally does get moving again.

15 April 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Covid-19, George Thomson, 2020, April, Practice

Today is Micro Volunteering Day which is on the 15th April each year. I have to confess that I’ve never been a fan of the original thinking of micro volunteering, however, in the current circumstances I’ve changed my mind!

7 April 2020
Blog, Adrian Murtagh, Allana Fotheringham, Covid-19, Practice, For Organisations, April, 2020

As we are learning the affects that Covid-19 is having on our communities, services and volunteer programmes. We are still exploring and developing new ways to best manage volunteers and support them.

23 March 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Adrian Murtagh, Allana Fotheringham, Covid-19, Practice, For Organisations

As Covid-19 affects our communities and key aspects of everyday life, it raises questions for how we best manage our volunteers. How can we in our organisations and groups, respond effectively to this challenging situation?

19 November 2019
Blog, 2019, November, Allana Fotheringham, For Organisations, Practice

This is a question we’ve probably all asked ourselves if we’re involved in managing, supporting or working alongside volunteers.

27 September 2019
Blog, 2019, September, For Organisations, Guest Blog, Inclusive Volunteering

Gün Orgun from the Scottish Refugee Council asks how can we translate this year’s hashtag, #everydayinclusion into action and work towards a culture change that makes inclusion a daily reality.

26 September 2019
Blog, 2019, September, For Organisations, Guest Blog, Inclusive Volunteering

Austin Smith, Policy Officer for Scottish Drugs Forum, argues that some organisation’s work would be enhanced by recruiting volunteers from Scotland’s most deprived communities.

26 September 2019
Blog, 2019, September, For Organisations, Guest Blog, Inclusive Volunteering

We continue our series of guest inclusion blogs with some advice from Hollie Wilson of the RNIB on welcoming blind and partially sighted volunteers into your organisation.

26 September 2019
Blog, 2019, September, For Organisations, Guest Blog, Inclusive Volunteering

Want to make your volunteering more inclusive? Start with travel expenses argues Zara todd from project scotland.

26 September 2019
Blog, 2019, September, For Organisations, Guest Blog, Inclusive Volunteering

How to make volunteering more inclusive with Wendy Bates, Chief Executive of Health in Mind.