For Organisations

These posts are focused around organisations that involve volunteers

26 November 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, For Organisations, 2020, Covid-19 Blogs, November, Rosie Abernethy

The Scottish Government have published guidance on travel rules, restrictions and protection levels, including information on essential travel and what are the exceptions.

5 November 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, For Organisations, 2020, Covid-19 Blogs, November, Guest Blog

Val Ewan, Voluntary Services Manager at NHS Tayside shares with us how Covid-19 has impacted their volunteering services and what is next for them for IVMDay 2020.

5 November 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, For Organisations, 2020, Covid-19 Blogs, November, Guest Blog

Ewan McPherson, Volunteer Engagement Officer at Victim Support Scotland shares with us how Covid-19 has impacted their volunteering services and what is next for them for IVMDay 2020.

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