Excellent Voluntary Sector Leadership in Scotland

ACOSVO is a growing membership organisation of over 750 voluntary sector Chief Executives, senior leaders, Chairs and Vice Chairs across Scotland, all committed to the vision of: ‘Excellent Voluntary Sector Leadership in Scotland.’ Our members range from those who lead smaller, community-based organisations to those who head up some of the largest charities in Scotland.

We believe that by supporting and championing the leaders of the sector, we support and champion the sector as a whole.


To promote excellence in leadership and management in the voluntary sector, through targeted professional development events, peer support, networking and training.

Services provided:

  • Exclusive membership services including the ACOSVO Leadership Exchange and Board Exchange programmes, Mentoring, subsidised Interim Executive, and our Chief Executive and Senior Leader First Year in Post services
  • Training and networking events for Chief Officers, Senior Managers, Chairs and Vice-Chairs of Scottish Voluntary Organisations
  • Peer support opportunities
  • Leadership development

To find out more please visit If you would like any further information or would like to apply for membership, please contact


Greyfriars Charteris Centre
138 - 140 Pleasance
United Kingdom

Phone: 0131 510 8940

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