sportscotland is the national agency for sport and lead agency for the development of sport in Scotland, investing expertise, time and public money in developing a world class sporting system at all levels. sportscotland works with partners to develop this sporting system, investing in and joining up the people, places, partnerships and planning that make sport happen.

Completed projects:

Action Learning Set - Supporting volunteers in Sports Governing Bodies (2009)
This project involved the design and piloting of an Action Learning Set to support key staff in supporting volunteers in Scottish Governing Bodies. It was developed based on the findings of the Scottish Swimming evaluation.

Evaluation of Volunteer Manager Post in Scottish Swimming (2008)
This project involved an evaluation of an existing volunteer manager role, assessing the contribution to Scottish Swimming, highlighting challenges and making recommendations for the wider context of supporting volunteers in other SGBs. A report: An evaluation of sportscotland investment in the post of Volunteer Development Manager with Scottish Swimming is available from the website.
Evaluation of the Regional Development Officers for Volunteering in Sport Programme (2006)
This project investigated the role and contribution of Volunteer Centres to the support of volunteers and development of volunteering in sport.
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