Coronavirus (COVID19)

ACOSVO, OSCR and SCVO are committed to working together to support the sector through the COVID-19 pandemic. SCVO is acting as a central hub for all COVID-19 information and guidance and has created an online COVID-19 resource that will be constantly updated. OSCR is providing advice on governance and regulatory issues. And ACOSVO is leading on providing peer support for chief executives and senior leaders.


Stay Connected:

ACOSVO has a private LinkedIn Members Group to share ideas, concerns, ask for help & provide advice to help you and your organisation navigate this unprecedented situation.


CEO Weekly Zoom Meetings

In addition, and in collaboration with HIV Scotland Chief Executive, Nathan Sparling, we are hosting weekly Zoom meetings for any voluntary sector Chief Executives and senior leaders who would like to participate. These will take place on Mondays at 3pm through the following Zoom link:


  • Every Monday, 3:00pm

Meeting ID: 574 422 012

Zoom Thematic Areas & Groups 

Given the popularity of our CEO weekly zoom calls, and in partnership with Animate Consulting, ACOSVO is now exploring thematic areas and sub groups in order to facilitate discussion and best practice sharing more succinctly. These will be on Wednesdays & Fridays each week and are FREE to join. The first of this is on:


  • Staff Morale (FREE facilitated discussion w/ Joette Thomas, Animate Consulting)

Friday, 27th March, 10am

Please register via this Eventbrite link


If you are unable to attend a session or it is at capacity, please add your name to the waitlist so we can gauge demand and do our upmost to ensure a second (or third) session is available soon. If you run into any issues when joining a call or if you would like to suggest a thematic area for discussion, please contact


Mentoring Zoom Service

ACOSVO trusted mentor, Ted Campbell is offering FREE, confidential, 90 minute mentoring/coaching sessions to ACOSVO members, starting Monday 30th March.

If you would like to book a session with Ted please email: including your name, organisation, email address (if different from one emailing), phone number, main concerns/issues for discussion, and an idea of dates/times convenient for a Zoom meeting. We will forward on your request to Ted who will make contact to agree a mutually convenient time for the session. 


COVID-19 Events Update


COVID-19 Resources


Lastly, to help influence and shape support for the sector, we are asking organisations to share information about the challenges they are facing as a result of COVID-19 and the potential impact on them and their organisations.   If you can share brief information at it would be greatly appreciated.