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Can I volunteer if I’m claiming welfare benefits?

In 2017, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published up-to-date guidance on volunteering for all welfare benefit claimants following a co-design process in Scotland. The guidance was in the form of a PDF document. Two years later, a refreshed version of the guidance has now been published on Monday by the DWP for use […]

Hair Makeover – Volunteer Special Offer

Parveen is a newly qualified hairdresser who would love to volunteer her time to offer a free cut and blow dry to service users and volunteers in the Glasgow area. Do you know anyone who would enjoy getting a bit of a hair makeover? Parveen is available on Thursday’s from 10am – 2pm. She has […]

Our new Strategic Plan and Chief Executive appointment

The plan sets out Volunteer Glasgow’s ambitions for the next five years including our unique contribution to delivering the shared objectives of the Glasgow Volunteering Strategy and our priorities for providing effective befriending and mentoring services. We would like to thank all of our stakeholders who participated in co-designing the strategic plan, enabling Volunteer Glasgow […]

PVG is Changing! Find Out More!

PVG legislation is changing and its important that your charity/charitable organisation knows! If you use PVG checks in your day to day work then these changes may affect you. Volunteer Glasgow is hosting information sessions (run by Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services and Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire) on  MONDAY 26th August at their offices at 10 Bothwell Street, […]

Request for V.I.O. group volunteer taster session.

Can your V.I.O host a one-off group volunteering taster experience?

Glasgow City Wide Volunteering Works Programme.

  We are recruiting candidates for our upcoming June – July 2019, Glasgow City Wide Volunteering Works Programme If you are 18+ why not discover volunteering as an employability route.  Candidates can realize that their volunteering can be a positive route back into future employment in the completion of SQA Employability Award Level 4 All […]

Nominate an outstanding young volunteer 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️⭐️☀️

Do you know a young volunteer (12-25 years old) who makes an outstanding contribution?  Do they go above and beyond in their volunteering?  Then why not thank them by nominating them for a Saltire Summit Award! The prestigious Saltire Summit Award is given to young volunteers who are considered to have exceeded expectations, who really […]

Govan Help, Gaining Skills Event.

  Govan Help is running a Gaining Skills Event on Wednesday 12th June. bit.ly/2QxmQPB www.fb.com/GovanHELP

Investing in Communities Fund Open!

Community groups and projects can now apply to the new £11.5 million Investing in Communities Fund to tackle disadvantage, poverty and inequality.

Mindfulness and Meditation Offer

Would you like someone to come and deliver free mindfulness and meditation sessions at your organisation? We have been contacted by a lovely mindfulness and meditation teacher who is looking for an organisation where she can come and deliver an 8 week course in October. The course will consist of 8 weeks of mindfulness and […]

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