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Our philosophy is to promote volunteering opportunities as widely as possible.
Ensuring volunteers have a positive experience is at the heart of what we do.
Just as there's more than one type of volunteer, there is more than one way to grow your volunteering
We’re here to help you understand, monitor and evaluate all aspects of volunteering.
We are always working on developing resources to help you in your work with volunteers.
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Find out what motivates volunteers and read about their experiences.
I know you’re supposed to say this, but I really do love working with people. Place2Be works in 280-something schools across the UK and I got a chance to be in 4 of them, all of which had slightly different needs and expectations for the service.
At the beginning of this year, Edinburgh based artist and Shaw Trust volunteer Carol Le Lievre ran an eight week art workshop for Shaw Trust customers in Edinburgh.
Kim Martin is one of CHAS' brilliant volunteers, and here she talks about her role as Nursing Support Volunteer and the joy of being part of the team that gives families the best possible care when they visit Rachel House
Recently, two members of staff from Volunteer Scotland, receptionists Christine & Gemma, volunteered at local charity Food Train.
Lauren Birney, Boys Brigade volunteer, shared her story as part of Student Volunteers Week 2017.
We keep saying and it and don’t tire of saying it: the sport of athletics can’t survive without the assistance of our dedicated Officials and volunteers.
58 year-old Cathie Purves is a Scottish Law Accountant/Paralegal from Edinburgh. As well as taking part in a number of Walk the Walk challenges, Cathie has volunteered at The MoonWalk Scotland every year since 2007, as well as at a number of The MoonWalk London events.
I've been a volunteer at Radio Lollipop since May of this year & it has been one of the best experience that I've had in a long time.
Susan Liddle & Scott Milne have been in Rio volunteering as International Technical Officials at the Paralympics. Susan kept Scottish Swimming up to date and entertained with a daily blog.
After a few years of being unemployed, I was looking for something to do in my spare time that would also help to increase my skills and confidence...