Thematic Discussions

Thematic Discussions

The Scottish Volunteering Forum have committed to hosting discussions on a range of themes to inform the implementation of the Volunteering for All Outcomes Framework. These discussions are attended by a range of key stakeholders, including volunteer involving organisations, intermediary bodies and representatives from the Scottish Government. On this page you will find the summary … More

Updated June 2021: Open Letter to VIOs in response to Covid-19

In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have endorsed the letter below along with a range of partner organisations. This letter was updated in June 2021 to reflect the vital role of volunteering in our recovery from Covid-19. It encourages organisations not to cut volunteering resource and staff. Please feel free to download this letter … More

Volunteering in 2020 and Beyond: Key Asks

Volunteers have had a key role in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will continue play a vital part in our ongoing recovery. This comes at a time when the 3rd sector is facing a significant financial crisis and resource to support volunteering is diminished. On the day that the Scottish government publishes it’s … More