The Volunteering Support Fund is now open, until Friday 14 July 2017. The Fund supports organisations to recruit additional volunteers (who will contribute towards delivering a new volunteering project, or extending/expanding an existing one) and improve how volunteers are supported in their role. Grants of between £7,500 and £10,000 are now available to small to […]
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Everis employees are hoping to team up and help out one or more charities in Glasgow. The team (of between 5 & 10 people) are willing to undertake almost any task, including: gardening or environmental projects; helping out at lunch clubs; decorating; running a workshop to teach people spreadsheets. Ting from Everis would like to […]
Ashley from HSBC has contacted Volunteer Glasgow to let us know that they have teams of 10 – 12 people on dates throughout the year available at your service. If you are a voluntary organization, charity or community group with a big task you don’t have time to do yourself – perhaps Ashley and her […]
Be inspired by a number of examples of proven ways of creating and expanding volunteering in other organisations and of making opportunities more inclusive. Examples from CHAS, the NHS InS:PIRE programme, Glasgow Homelessness Network, Glasgow Life, Hidden Gardens and the Food Train include family volunteering, young people under 16, peer support/advocacy, equalities processes, achieving buy-in of volunteering across the organisation …
New, updated DWP guidance to be published next week to clarify people’s position.
Can your organisation also do more for your beneficiaries/community by involving more volunteers? More people are offering donations of time, skills, energy and expertise: you can harness their support!
Isabella from United Way is organizing volunteering for up to 4 teams (20 people in total) on behalf of her clients at Lenovo. This means a few charities, community groups, libraries, community centres or schools – will benefit from this volunteering contribution. The teams will provide the resources needed to complete their chosen tasks. Don’t […]
Are you a charity or community group in Glasgow? Do you have a job that you just don’t have time to do? It could be painting a room, clearing out cupboards, weeding gardens or anything else you have on your ‘to do’ list! Amanda from Lloyds Banking Group has a team of 10 willing volunteers […]
Here’s a great offer that doesn’t come along every day! Andrew is a singer who would like to contribute his time to various charities and community groups throughout Glasgow. He can perform at a fundraising event for you – or can host sing-a-long sessions for your service users. He also wants you to know that […]
Thank you to everyone that has supported our work over the last year… All our achievements in 2016 wouldn’t have been possible without you!
Our Annual Report summarises the differences we made to the lives of people in Glasgow in the year to 31st March 2016, gives an outline of our finances and support, and provides some context for our work.