POSITIVE ACTION IN HOUSING NEEDS YOUR HELP. 2016/17 has been a busy year for Positive Action In Housings’ Lifeline Service. 1,205 destitute and potentially destitute families, lone men, women and children (88 children) have depended on this service. This service is a last resort for refugees and asylum seekers while they wait for Home Office […]
Blog posts for the ‘Partners’ Category
If you are currently advertising opportunities with Volunteer Glasgow, then you need to read this!
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.
Volunteer Special offer of a Handy person for decorating & flooring.
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 […]
…a Legacy 2014 success story
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…
…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.
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 […]