TSI Argyll & Bute seeks Chief Officer

TSI Argyll & Bute are recruiting a Chief Executive Officer. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 31st January. You can find out more information...

Voluntary Action Scotland in 2018 and beyond

Scottish Government have finalised their review of third sector interfaces and Voluntary Action Scotland and set out their approach to supporting local third sector infrastructure across Scotland. With a view of affirming and developing the Third Sector Interface role...

Strategy for Fife’s Third Sector Launched

Fife’s Third Sector Strategy Group and Fife Voluntary Action have announced a new strategy for the local third sector, just two years after the Fairer Fife Commission’s report which recommended the development of such a document. Members of the Third...

National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS), Scottish Council on Deafness (SCoD) and Voluntary Action Scotland have produced a report on the Third Sector Consultation Event on the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, which took place on Friday 16th...

Helping those facing benefit sanctions

Cope Scotland have produced a booklet and sample letters to help community organisations working with people facing benefits sanctions. The booklet sets out the information people need to know about their rights, such as how to resolve and survive a sanction.   You...

VAS Submission for Islands (Scotland) Bill

Voluntary Action Scotland and the island-based Third Sector Interfaces: Third Sector Interface Western Isles, Voluntary Action Orkney and Voluntary Action Shetland have written a submission paper in response to the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity...

Scottish Civil Society backs call to end the benefit freeze

Voluntary Action Scotland is proud to be one of forty-five organisations across Scotland that have called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to end the freeze on working age and children’s benefits in the November budget. Charities, trades  unions and faith groups...

Making an Impact Locally: Kathleen’s Volunteer Story

As one of their four core pillars, Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan) are committed to helping South Lanarkshire residents find the best volunteering opportunities, as well as assisting local third sector organisations to find the best volunteers. Kathleen...