George Thomson

What's catching my eye and what's making me animated? Through posts, video animations and even comic strips I'll provide you with my take on 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.

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

30 November 2018
Blog, November, 2018, George Thomson

As part of this years Scottish Government #MakeSomeonesDay campaign for St Andrews day we have chosen to highlight our support of the IBBA Girls school and share ways in which you can too.

15 November 2018
Blog, November, 2018, George Thomson

I’m looking forward to being a guest at the Quarriers Volunteer recognition evening coming up, and also delighted to have been asked to make a contribution to the Quarriers Magazine about my perspective. So I thought I’d write about volunteer recognition.

12 October 2018
Blog, November, 2018, George Thomson

Our CEO George Thomson recently completed a 3-month study leave looking into volunteer participation. European Volunteer Centre asked him to share his thoughts and links to the care agenda.

11 May 2017
Blog, George Thomson, May, 2017

Can I have a minute to talk about the #VolunteersWeekScot Thunderclap? Volunteers' Week 2017 is only 3 weeks away. Help us say ‘thank you’ to Scotland’s volunteers & support our #VolunteersWeekScot thunderclap.

3 May 2017
Blog, George Thomson, May, 2017

Can I have a minute to talk about Glasgow 2018? More than 3,000 people will welcome athletes, officials, media and spectators to the new event being staged in Glasgow and across Scotland between 2 – 12 August 2018.

6 February 2017
Blog, 2017, February, George Thomson

I was a guest of David Duke on Friday to a presentation about the Change Centre – an incredible vision and discipline for bringing about change for people who need a home and have lost a lot in their lives...