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Awards for groups, organisations, clubs and volunteers

  • The national Volunteer Friendly Award
  • Clubmark
  • Raising Your Game
  • Glasgow Community Champions awards
  • Scottish Government ‘Saltire Awards’ for young volunteers
  • Investing in Volunteers

Volunteer Friendly Award

Volunteer Glasgow is no longer a Volunteer Friendly Awarding Centre but you can get the support you need to take you through the Volunteer Friendly Award with Volunteer Scotland.

Please contact directly here with this link to an online form


Clubmark is a sports club development scheme which aims to recognise and accredit clubs that are fully committed to providing their members with a safe, effective, inclusive and FUN environment.  It includes volunteer management: Glasgow Sport officers can help you get to the point where you might also be eligible for a Volunteer Friendly Award.  More info is available on the Glasgow Life website.


Awards for volunteers, groups, organisations in a range of categories – from the Evening Times, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Community Planning Partnership, Strathclyde Fire and Rescue, Strathclyde Police and Glasgow Housing Association.

More info on the Community Champions website.

Saltire Awards

The Saltire Awards are the Scottish Government’s recognition programme designed for young people volunteering between the ages of 12 and 25. They replaced the MV Awards scheme on 1st April 2012.

Further information on how to recognise your volunteers can be found on our Saltire Awards page or, alternatively on the Saltire Awards website.

Investing in Volunteers (IiV)

Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for all organisations which involve volunteers in their work. The Standard enables organisations to comprehensively review their volunteer management, and also publicly demonstrates their commitment to volunteering. The Standard is managed in Scotland by Volunteer Scotland and support in achieving the award is available from Volunteer Glasgow for organisations working in the local authority area.


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