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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

HR & employment support service

Our HR Service provides HR and employment support to voluntary sector organisations in Scotland. The service includes a free 1-2-1 HR enquiry service, online guidance, toolkits and webinars. We’re here to support you with your HR issues.

For SCVO members with an annual income of under £500,000 the service also includes access to 2 hours of pro bono employment law advice.

Who can use this service?

The 1-2-1 HR enquiry service is available to voluntary sector organisations in Scotland.

HR service enquiry

HR information & resources

Information, tools and templates to help you manage your HR and employee relations including recruitment, benefits, culture and development.

Privacy notice

This privacy notice tells you what data we collect and what we use it for.


Key areas voluntary organisations need to consider, with links to practical resources and sources of further support.

For general enquiries about how the service works contact us by email at:

This service is currently funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.