Saltire Overview

Aged 12 – 25?

Whether you are already volunteering or just thinking about it, The Saltire Awards are for you!


Try out volunteering by taking part in a team challenge or start learning new skills with the Saltire Approach.

With our easy to use website you can record and track your hours and learning gained through your volunteering placement so your experiences will always be there when you need them.

Not only does it look great on your CV but you can also earn Young Scot Reward Points which could entitle you to some fantastic prizes.

Register for Saltire Awards

Age 13 or over? Register online by starting your own ‘My Saltire’ account.
This will allow you to record your volunteering and claim certificates. Register here
(you can also register with your local office – see below)

Age 12? Register with your local office
Unfortunately if you are under 13 years of age we cannot currently register you for Saltire Awards via our online system. This is because of data protection laws which mean we need to get a parent or guardian’s permission when under 13s register online – our online system cannot currently do this.

To register all you need to do is to you need to do is:

  1. download and complete this registration form
  2. send it to your local Third Sector Interface (TSI). This organisation is responsible for Saltire Awards in your local area and will send you certificates. You can find a list of all TSIs here
  3. Your TSI will help you to claim Saltire certificates from them – you can also contact them if you need help using the form

What we do with your information

This privacy notice tells you about the information we collect from you when you engage with the Saltire Awards. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.

When you register for the Saltire Awards (either via the online MySaltire registration portal OR by completing the registration form) we ask you for your consent to allow us to use your personal data for the reasons stated below.

View the privacy notice here.

Want to speak to a real person about Saltire Awards?

Get in touch with your local Third Sector Interface. Find one near you here


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