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…
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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 …
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.
…for welfare benefits claimants published today! Brilliant news. This is a massive step forward, making it easier for people to volunteer, knowing where they stand.
New, updated DWP guidance to be published next week to clarify people’s position.
Barnett Waddingham has a team of around 60 staff who are all allowed one day paid leave to volunteer.
If your organisation could use the help of a ready-made team of around 12-15 volunteers on either the 1st or 3rd Sunday of each month for around 2-3 hours, SNM UK could be the answer!
Volunteer Glasgow is delighted to receive the Volunteer Friendly Award for its Befriending and Mentoring Services. The team has grown recently to include Laura (Young Carers Mentoring) and Sam (intandem, mentoring for young people looked after at home) but the “auld hands” are still there too. Thanks to our colleagues in the Volunteering team for […]