Guest Blog

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.

3 May 2018
Blog, 2018, May, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Guest Blog

Volunteering is a positive way to contribute and gain for all involved. I became involved as a volunteer after my son told me about a CommUnity Bubble (Conversation Salon) meeting he had attended as part of the Get Connected project.

11 December 2017
Blog, For Organisations, 2017, December, Training, Practice, Guest Blog

Learn from the experience of the Volunteer Development Coordinator of the national charity Sistema Scotland on how to develop an effective volunteer strategy.

17 July 2017
Blog, 2017, For Volunteers, For Organisations, June, Guest Blog

Douglas Maxwell, ALISS Programme Manager, blogs about their new Volunteer Crowdsourcing Programme. The ALISS Programme helps people find and share resources that support health and wellbeing.

5 June 2017
Blog, 2017, June, Research, Practice, For Organisations, Guest Blog

Vikki from the University of Stirling (as part of a cross organisational team) has recently completed a 3 year study into the role of volunteers in dementia care. This blog provides a very useful overview of their findings.

2 June 2017
Blog, 2017, For Volunteers, For Organisations, June, Guest Blog

"Volunteering plays a massively important role in our society, and the ability to volunteer flexibly is essential in enabling more people to give their time to amazing causes."

13 February 2017
Blog, February, 2017, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Research, Guest Blog

Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive at Young Scot provides her views on Youth Volunteering and draws on our latest Young People in Scotland volunteering survey.

3 February 2017
Blog, February, 2017, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Research, Guest Blog

Brian Scott, Development Manager at Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) provides his take on Volunteer Scotland's latest Young People in Scotland volunteering survey. While welcoming the research findings GDA also raise some important questions.

5 October 2016
Blog, 2016, October, For Volunteers, National, Environment and Animals, Arts and Culture, Local Community, Guest Blog

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