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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 […]

COVID-19: Keeping volunteers & individuals safe

[Updated 29th April with new Government advice on wearing face coverings in public)] The support being offered by both formal 3rd and public sector partners and the many informal neighbourhood groups springing up daily goes to prove that now more than ever people really do ‘make Glasgow’. However, we all still have a responsibility to […]

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 […]

COVID-19 – what volunteers and organisations should know

[Updated: Monday 27th July with link to ‘Re-Opening Post Lockdown Advice’, further info re volunteering.] See the relevant section below if: 1. You want to volunteer to help 2. You are organising a local group or managing an organisation and: Need more help from volunteers and/or Need guidance on keeping everyone safe (safeguarding) For those […]

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 […]

Count You In? – Team Offer

Staff at Nationwide are keen to put down their calculators, step away from their spreadsheets and roll up their sleeves to help a charitiable organisation for a full day in February or March. Do you have a project or piece of work they could help with? Maybe gardening, painting or cleaning? In the past a […]

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.

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