For Organisations

These posts are focused around organisations that involve volunteers

1 June 2019
Blog, 2019, For Volunteers, For Organisations, George Thomson, June

This year’s Volunteers’ Week slogan is a Time to Celebrate. A huge big thank you to all the people involved in bringing volunteering to life.

26 April 2019
Blog, 2019, April, For Volunteers, For Organisations, George Thomson

What a pleasure to be a guest of Maslow's Community Shop in Govan yesterday (Thursday 25 April) for the launch of the Scottish Government's new Volunteering Outcomes Framework by Cabinet Secretary Aileen Campbell MSP.

1 April 2019
Blog, 2019, April, For Volunteers, For Organisations, George Thomson

That was one of the newspaper headlines that captured the story of May Barker who travelled with Volunteer Scotland to Brussels to celebrate the final “Get Connected – Volunteering and Shared Values” roadshow at the end of March.

18 February 2019
Blog, For Organisations, 2019, February, George Thomson, Standards, Practice

Volunteer Scotland CEO, George Thomson, previews the launch of the new Volunteer Charter

28 January 2019
Blog, For Organisations, Matthew Linning, 2019, January

Matthew Linning, head of research at Volunteer Scotland, shares his thoughts from today’s NCVO conference on volunteering experience across Great Britain.

19 December 2018
Blog, 2018, December, Alan Stevenson, Research, For Volunteers, For Organisations

Volunteer Scotland, the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Design Informatics and Northumbria University, have been exploring the opportunities of blockchain technology with organisations in the sector. The first report looks at the findings from workshop 1 on Identity Management.

5 November 2018
Blog, November, 2018, For Organisations, Matthew Linning

Matthew Linning, head of research at Volunteer Scotland, shares his thoughts from the recent conference on how to make youth volunteering in Scotland more inclusive.

5 November 2018
Blog, November, 2018, For Organisations, Guest Blog

Morven Maclean of CHAS and Sarah Latto from Shelter Scotland introduce two new guidance documents on impact measurement and investing for success.

11 October 2018
Blog, October, 2018, For Organisations, For Volunteers, Guest Blog

Volunteering. Many of us give our time freely where, and when, we can - whether it be formal or informal. However it seems that people can be a little bit shy in discussing it.

31 August 2018
Blog, 2018, August, For Organisations, Research, Alan Stevenson

We were lucky enough to attend a prestigious data science event this week which was about celebrating the success of the Data Lab MSc Placement Programme. To our enormous delight data science student, Debbie Maltman, scooped first prize for her fantastic work with us.