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...the latest from Volunteer Scotland

19 February 2018
News, February, 2018

Student Volunteering Week 2018 is from 19-25 February. This is the 17th year that Student Volunteering Week is taking place and is themed around 'Student Civic Engagement'. #SVW2018

19 February 2018
Blog, February, 2018, News, Disclosures Latest

You may be aware that on 17th February 2018 there were some changes made to the law in relation to the disclosure of spent convictions.

15 January 2018
News, December, 2017

On what is claimed to be the most difficult day of the year, the ScotRail Alliance and the Samaritans are asking people to get together on ‘Brew Monday’ for a cuppa and help save a life.

21 December 2017
News

The Volunteer Pledge campaign begins on New Year's Day and runs throughout January, encouraging the general public to make a pledge to volunteer in 2018 while New Year's resolutions are still fresh.

13 December 2017
News, IiV Achievers

George Thomson, CEO of Volunteer Scotland, presented Police Scotland Youth Volunteers with their first Investing in Volunteers (IiV) award.

7 December 2017
News, December, 2017

In 2018 Aarhus will be the European Capital of Volunteering. The award is given by CEV (European Volunteer Center) as part of the competition now in its fifth edition.

23 November 2017
2017, November, Blog, News, Disclosures Latest

We recently sent our quarterly newsletter where we share information and keep VSDS customers up-to-date with what’s going on in the service. Here's a little of what we shared

22 November 2017
2017, November, Disclosures Latest, News, Blog

From 1st December 2017, we will no longer accept cheques that cover multiple application forms for paid positions i.e. £18 or £59.

1 November 2017
News, IiV Achievers

A Celebration of Volunteering event was held on 1 November to recognise and celebrate all the volunteers involved in NHS Forth Valley.

24 October 2017
News, 2017, October

#iwill Week 2017 (November 20-24) want you to help celebrate young people who lead social action and their capacity for bringing others together.