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

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.

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

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 Blogs, 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 Blogs, 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 Blogs, May

We've answered some of your PVG related questions.

16 April 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Covid-19 Blogs, 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.