Volunteering

Purpose of the group

To raise awareness of volunteering in all sectors to ultimately increase participation rates in all its forms. 

To ensure volunteering has a high profile in the Scottish Parliament and influence Scottish Government Policy.

To ensure opportunities for volunteering are recognised across all SG directorates.

Examination and sharing of research in other parts of UK and beyond.

To liaise and work with other CPGs to promote volunteering.

Forthcoming meetings

27 March 2019 at 1pm in the Robert Burns Room (CR1). 

4 June 2019, AGM, details to be confirmed

Next meeting: 30 January 2019

This meeting will be held at 1pm in the Robert Burns Room (CR1).

Agendas/Links

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Organisations

Volunteer Scotland - secretary

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland - secretary

Voluntary Arts Scotland

Volunteer Glasgow

Scouts Scotland

Quarriers

Befriending Networks

TSI Moray 

CVS Inverclyde

Volunteer Centre Dundee

Dyslexia Scotland

VC Borders

Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations

Volunteer Edinburgh

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire 

CVS Falkirk 

Volunteer Midlothian

Voluntary Arts Scotland

Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire

Project Scotland

Breast Cancer Care Scotland

Big Lottery Fund

Open Secret 

Voluntary Action Fund

CHAS

Children 1st

Lead Scotland

Fresh Start

Home start UK

TSI Ayrshire

Carnegie UK Trust

Changing Faces

Exchange Scotland

Guide Dogs

Red Cross

Scottish Sports Association (SSA)

St Andrew's First Aid

Voluntary Action South Ayrshire

Volunteer Centre Edinburgh

Youth Link Scotland

NHS Health Scotland

Samaritans

The Food Train

National Autistic Society 

Fife Voluntary Action 

Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface

PKAVS Volunteering Hub

Engage Renfrewshire

Scottish Water Ways Trust

Highland Third Sector Interface

Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise

CVS Inverclyde

The State Hospital

Voluntary Health Scotland

Planning Aid for Scotland 

Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire 

Scottish Government Third Sector Unit 

Shelter Scotland

Rowan Alba Limited

Highland Third Sector Interface

Voluntary Action Scotland

SCVO 

Camphill Scotland 

NHS Tayside Board

Cruse Scotland 

Royal Voluntary Service 

Fresh Start

Paths for all 

Cancer Research UK

PKAVS Volunteering Hub

Scottish Drugs Forum 

Breast Cancer Now 

Scottish Men's Shed 

South Lanarkshire Council

Cancer Research UK's Cancer Campaigns Ambassador Programme

MacMillian Cancer Support

Intergenerational National Network

CHAS

Scottish Water Ways Trust

Volunteering Matters

Contact the Elderly 

Argyll TSI 

Argyll & Bute Council

Citizen Advice Scotland 

The Machan Trust

Aberlour

CSR Scotland 

Bield

Senior Researcher Office of Graham Simpson MSP

Volunteer Centre Western Isles

STRIVE

Fife Voluntary Action

The International Voluntary Service 

National Autistic Society

Get involved

Next meeting:
30 January 2019

Contact:

Margaret.Starkie@VolunteerScotland.org.uk

Tel:

Contact

Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP 

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP   

0131 348 5823 

Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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