Volunteering

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Saltire Awards are the new Scottish awards designed to formally recognise the commitment and contribution of youth volunteering aged 12 – 25 to voluntary organisations.

Supported by the Scottish Government the Saltire Awards enable young volunteers to record the skills, experience and learning gained through successful volunteering placements provided by local and national voluntary agencies.

The Awards are split in to four sections – The Challenge, The Approach, The Ascent and The Summit and achievement is recognised in the form of Saltire Award certificates and Young Scot reward points.

Saltire Awards are designed to encourage, enable and reward youth volunteering and to make it easy for organisations to support young people to take part.

The Saltire Award web site https://saltireawards.org.uk/ explains all

  • Young people –  aged 12 to 25?? Find out more about the Saltire Awards!!
  • Organisations – Are you a volunteer involving organisation? Find out more on the Saltire Awards
  • Schools – Information guide for Teachers and other education staff on the Saltire Awards
  • Parents – Information guide for parents or legal guardians on the Saltire Awards

Volunteer Scotland http://www.volunteerscotland.org.uk/
Volunteer Scotland is the main website in Scotland for finding volunteering opportunities

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