Covid-19 Blogs

Read our Covid-19 related blog posts... 

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

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.

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.

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?

13 May 2020
Blog, 2020, Guest Blog, May, Covid-19

A few days ago, a visually impaired athlete took her smartphone and streamed an audio described workout on Facebook. The class was followed by lots of other visually impaired people wanting to exercise during lockdown.

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

We've answered some of your PVG related questions.