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Launch: Make your Mark in Volunteering

Friday 4 December 2020


Make Your Mark is a brand new initiative that aims to increase the number and diversity of heritage volunteers all over Scotland.

Anyone with an interest in involving volunteers in Scotland's heritage sector is welcome to join. This is your chance to: * Learn more about the initiative * Find out about the opportunities for your organisation * Provide your insights on shaping activity further for 2021 and beyond.


Welcome and introductions Co-hosted by Alex Paterson CEO Historic Environment Scotland and George Thomson CEO Volunteer Scotland

Video Message from Fiona Hyslop Cabinet Secretary

3 mini presentations:

  1. Why sign up for this initiative? | Erin Burke, Scottish Civic Trust

  2. How will this initiative help you recover and renew your volunteers? | Rosie Wylie, Historic Environment Scotland

  3. Inclusion and collaboration – inspiring stories for the future | Led by the OPiT volunteering working group

Small group breakouts

Feedback and next steps

About the initiative

Make Your Mark is delivered by the Our Place in Time Volunteering Group which is composed of Volunteer Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, Museums Galleries Scotland, National Galleries Scotland, National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Civic Trust, Archaeology Scotland, Dig It!, Heritage Trust Network and SCAPE.

Friday 4 December 2020


Free - but booking essential