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Update: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Glasgow’s response

17th April – emerging needs and developments

Saltire Awards for Covid-19 youth volunteering 💖 🙌

Great news!  We want to ensure that we recognise and support the great efforts of young people helping in their communities, many of whom won’t have volunteered before, and as such Saltire Awards have relaxed the rules on informal volunteering during the Covid-19 crisis.  Young people (aged 12-25) can claim awards up to 100 hours’ […]

Recruiting volunteers COVID-19 lockdown

Anyone engaging new volunteers during this crisis knows that normal best practice processes may be difficult to maintain. It is important to consider how you can adapt your practices and be pragmatic while safely engaging volunteers. It may not be possible to get references for example. Social distancing requirements may make orientation challenging. Here are […]

GCVS Community Supports Around Covid-19

Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector – GCVS are developing a Glasgow Community Support around Covid-19 Directory https://bit.ly/2WEKQoY. This Directory will specifically highlight where there are additional services that people can access at this time or where there is spare capacity for new clients. If you’re a Volunteer Involving Organisation, Communuity Interest Company, Informal [voluntary]Community Group who […]

Interpreter Appointments Available

Volunteer Glasgow has recruited volunteer Interpreters to help speakers of other languages find the correct volunteering role. The project will begin on Tuesday 3rd March. SLOTS WILL BE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To book an appointment for your service users, please phone Volunteer Glasgow on 0141 226 3431. Please note – anyone turning up without […]

Finance & Book-keeping – Special Offer Volunteer

Laura is qualified in Bookkeeping, Sage Accounts, and Sage Payroll.  She is currently looking for a volunteering role with a charity to help her gain experience to improve her employability opportunities. She is good with figures, has AAT qualifications, is great with office packages and has excellent customer service skills. Laura has stated that she […]

Canals are Calling!! – Team Challenge

If you are a team looking for a one day challenge in Glasgow and environs – then complete the form below and press send! John & Carol from  Scottish Canals have always got a wide variety of team challenges available. You could be helping to clear up waterways, weed footpaths, undertake a litter pick or […]

Eat, Sleep, Clothes, Meet

Throughout the city over the festive period, a range of services is available for those most in need. Individuals can receive a variety of support including; chaplaincy, education advice, outreach support, Healthcare provision meals, clothes and washing facilities.

Adventures on Offer!

Are you part of a group of people who would benefit from guided walk or cycling experience?  Do you work with people with mental health issues, physical disabilities, learning disabilities or just any other group that you feel would benefit from this type of activity? Macs Adventures staff have a great deal of experience of […]

New Drop In Hours At Volunteer Glasgow

From Tuesday 1st October – Volunteer Glasgow’s drop in hours are changing.       Tuesday:           morning drop-in – 10.30 – 12.30pm          Tuesday:          afternoon drop-in  – 1.30pm – 4pm Wednesday:    morning drop-in – 10.30 – 12.30pm  Wednesday:    afternoon drop-in  1.30pm – […]

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