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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 information & resources

An organisation's people are its greatest resource

When you are involved in Human Resources (HR) at your voluntary organisation, you are helping to contribute to a positive culture, effective team engagement and productivity, and you'll also support wellness and your staff team's personal development.

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

The SCVO HR Service supports you with your HR needs

Our resources include everything you need to recruit your first member of staff, from developing your job descriptions to drafting the employment contract to onboarding and beyond.

Our policies and guides include all the statutory requirements plus everything you need to be a good employer including guides to hybrid working, performance management and wellbeing.

Subscribe to our 1-2-1 advice service to speak to one of our experienced HR professionals. We’re here at the end of the phone, by video call or email when you need us.

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It’s incredibly reassuring

for a small charity like ours to know that there is expert back-up which we can access. My interactions with all SCVO staff in 2020 were positive and very human. I so appreciate your support.

HR Service user