Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some commonly asked questions and concerns that people have when engaging with ASAP. We hope you find most of your answers here, but always feel free to drop us an email at if you have any unanswered questions.

Is ASAP a professional organisation?

No. ASAP is a group of amateurs like minded community members who volunteer together to build more community projects for our local community.

Does ASAP have appropriate insurances?

Yes, we are insured by Markel with Public Liability and Employers' Liability
Limit: £5,000,000. Risk assessments are undertaken with appropriate controls put in place to reduce these risks to acceptable levels while at the same time being compatible with the enjoyment of the projects.

Can anyone join?

No. While we strive to accommodate everyone, as we are a volunteer group, we lack certain specialist skills that some require. As long as you can join in without causing any problems, then everyone is welcome.

Is ASAP regulated?

Yes. All of our leaders undergo check for the protection of vulnerable groups (PVGs) through volunteer Scotland and ASAP is regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator since 2006 as well as complying with company house regulations.

Does ASAP do any type of community project?

No. We run projects that are low risk with relatively low cost/no cost to the end users. This excludes any high risk activities and all activities that contain explicit sexual nature.

Are the activities free?

No. Everything has a cost. While we spend money on training, transport and trophies, our costs are low as we are a volunteer based charity. Most of our costs are covered by philanthropy and we have been fortunate to never needing to charge any participant.