A guide to working & volunteering in Scotland’s voluntary sector

The Scottish voluntary sector View the latest sector stats

 

Over 1 million people volunteered in Scotland last year

 

There are over 250,000 charity trustees across the country

 

Last year, 4/5 Scots used a voluntary sector organisation

 

There are 40,000+ voluntary sector organisations in Scotland

 

Two thirds of sector income is earned, not donated

 

In 2017, the voluntary sector had an annual turnover of £5.8 billion

 

Scotland’s voluntary sector has over 100,000 paid staff

 

78% of charities in Scotland are local