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Our New Digital Platform Launches in September

After 4 years of your feedback, battling existing national systems, negotiating changes in funding conditions, and specifying requirements, we will be offering a new, free advertising service to volunteer-involving organisations in Glasgow from September. If you are currently advertising opportunities with us, there are a couple of things you will need to do between 1st and 29th September.

Team Offer in the Frame

The company Frame is looking to volunteer, as a group, for a local project or initiative for a day.

Handy Man ‘Shaaban’

Volunteer Special offer of a Handy person for decorating & flooring.

Volunteering Support Fund – now OPEN – closing date 14/7/17

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 […]

100,000 Saltire Awards for Scotland’s Young People

…a Legacy 2014 success story

Glasgow 2014: has there been a Legacy?

Recent report and associated headlines suggest we’ve failed collectively to capitalise on the success of volunteering at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: this is what we think…

If You Everis Need A Hand! – Team Offer

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 […]

Take Your Pick – HSBC At Your Service – Team Offer(s)

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 […]

Ideas to help you achieve Volunteering Charter pledges

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 …

Don’t Miss Out – Team Offer!

FPSG has a team of around 25-30 staff who wish to give their time to any community based activity – indoors or out – on Friday 22nd September during office hours. The team is happy to be sub-divided so please feel free to contact them if you could use their support.

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