For Volunteers

These posts are always for volunteers (and are often by volunteers).

If you're a volunteer and have something to say on the theme of volunteering, please get in touch

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.

16 July 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, 2020, July, Matthew Linning, Covid-19, Research

Matthew Linning, Head of Research at Volunteer Scotland, discusses the implications from the latest research on COVID-19 in Scotland.

10 July 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, 2020, June, Alan Stevenson, Covid-19

As we continue to ease the lockdown restrictions we thought it useful to do a short Round Up of the latest advice pertinent to volunteering in Scotland.

19 June 2020
Blog, 2020, For Volunteers, Guest Blog, Covid-19, June

Sport in Scotland is entirely reliant on volunteers. Almost every sports club and organisation is volunteer-led, and many have no-one in the organisation who is paid at all. As researchers, we're keen to find out how sports clubs and volunteers have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19).

29 May 2020
Blog, Alan Stevenson, 2020, For Volunteers, Covid-19, May

We’ve conducted 2 polls with Scotland Cares volunteers which ask questions around what's happened since they signed up. Want to know what they've told us?

4 May 2020
Blog, 2020, Rosie Abernethy, For Volunteers, Covid-19, May

We've answered some of your PVG related questions.

16 April 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Covid-19, Practice, For Volunteers, Alan Stevenson, Rosie Abernethy

Many of us may find ourselves shopping for friends, family or neighbours who are vulnerable or self-isolating. The question is how can we transfer money safely.

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!

25 March 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Rosie Abernethy, For Volunteers, Covid-19

With the coronavirus keeping most of us at home for the time being, you may be looking for ways to keep productive and help others at the same time. Try online volunteering.

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.