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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Inspiring stories from our volunteers across Scotland

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I would like to share Steve's story. Steve volunteers with our Companion at Home service in Glasgow, and has also recently taken on the role of lead volunteer to help us grow our service in the area.


Streetsport's volunteer Maddie was the recipient of the sponsored place from Bon Accord Rotary Club and spent a week with other young female leaders at the Abernethy Trust Centre in Nethybridge.


Adien Gordon volunteers with Denis Law Legacy Trust’s Streetsport programme at the Tesco Youth Hub in Mastrick. The programme delivers free to access, sport and creative activity sessions for young people in Aberdeen’s most deprived communities.


Scottish Refugee Council volunteers really stepped up during lockdown!


I feel very lucky to be a member of Simon Community Scotland...I’ve had some of my happiest moments this year, cycling around Glasgow providing free period products to public buildings


Stephen Fraser, 34, lives in Glasgow where he owns the FITT Principle, a personal training studio, and hosts a podcast. He is also a volunteer with Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland on its plot at the Growchapel community allotment project in the Drumchapel area of the city.


Svita, who turns 50 in June 2023, arrived in Scotland six months ago as a refugee from Ukraine.


My journey so far with Aberdeen Cyrenians