Angus Council has developed a Volunteering Strategy (80 KB PDF).
Other relevant links include:-
- Voluntary Sector Policy Statement A-Z entry
- Voluntary Action Angus
- Volunteer Development Scotland
- Volunteer Centre Network Scotland
Frequently Asked Questions
Why has a Volunteering Strategy been developed?
Volunteering takes place in all of the statutory, voluntary and private sectors and Angus Council, as part of its commitment to supporting and promoting active citizenship, recognises the important role played by volunteers in the work of its departments, and the valuable contribution made by volunteers to the local community, see Strategic Policy Committee report 353/04 (126 KB PDF). (See also Active Citizenship Strategy document (70 KB PDF), available on the Community Planning in Angus website.)
What does the Strategy contain?
The Strategy includes:-
- the agreed definition of volunteering
- principles and aims of the Strategy
- principles of Good Practice for the council in engaging volunteers.
- Volunteering Strategy (80 KB PDF)
- 2004/05 progress report on the implementation of the Strategy (256 KB PDF)
- 2005/06 progress report on the implementation of the Strategy (110 KB PDF)
- 2006/07 Progress Report on the implementation of the Policy Statement (60 KB PDF)
Where can I find out more information about volunteering or volunteering opportunities?
You may wish to contact Voluntary Action Angus which is part of the Volunteer Centre Network in Scotland. Their contact details are:-
Voluntary Action Angus
32-34 Guthrie Port
Arbroath DD11 1RN
Tel: 01241 875525
1-3 St James Road
Forfar DD8 2AQ
Tel: 01307 466113
Otherwise, use the "Enquiries & Requests" link at the top of this page.
Who do I contact for further information?
Community Engagement Officer
William Wallace House
Forfar DD8 1WH
Tel: 01307 476128
Service Page: volunteeringstrategy.htm
Service Details Last Reviewed : 20 January 2014