Make Your Mark is inviting volunteer-involving heritage organisations in Scotland to fill out a survey to get a clearer picture of volunteering within Scotland’s heritage sector.
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Improving access to residential volunteering
In this case study, discover how NatureScot is supporting a diverse range of volunteers to live on-site at nature reserves for an extended period of time whilst completing volunteering roles.
Removing class barriers to heritage volunteering
We hosted a half-day mini-conference about how increase the socioeconomic diversity of heritage volunteers.
Natural heritage volunteering for all
We hosted a half-day mini-conference about how to make natural heritage volunteer opportunities more inclusive.
Free programme of inclusive volunteering workshops
We’re offering a series of half-day workshops on inclusive volunteering! Read more and express your interest in participating.
Enabling everyone to take action for nature
In this case study, discover how NatureScot is involving a diverse range of volunteers in the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative.
Cessation of volunteering due to age-related issues
Bruce Davenport, Lecturer and Senior Research Associate in the School of Arts & Cultures at Newcastle University, talked with our Volunteer Organisers Network about supporting volunteers who are finding it increasingly difficult to volunteer and, in some cases, creating an effective exit strategy with them.
Ethics in volunteer engagement
Katie Campbell of the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA), talked with our Volunteer Organisers Network about the core values and principles of volunteer management.
Recognising racism in volunteer engagement
Faiza Venzant, Executive Director of the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA), talked with our Volunteer Organisers Network about how to identify and dismantle racism in volunteer engagement.
Volunteer Stories: Jim Henry
Volunteer Jim Henry chatted with Make Your Mark about his role as Collections Volunteer and his work to examine maps and build up a record of mining memorials in Scotland.