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 […]
Blog posts for the ‘Partners’ Category
…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 […]
Thank you to everyone that has supported our work over the last year… All our achievements in 2016 wouldn’t have been possible without you!
Our Annual Report summarises the differences we made to the lives of people in Glasgow in the year to 31st March 2016, gives an outline of our finances and support, and provides some context for our work.
Can your VIO provide a taster session for Volunteer Glasgow’s Volunteering Works for Disabled People?
XChange Scotland is hosting a training session on Thursday 13th October as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, aimed at supporting and inspiring practitioners and group/community leaders to tackle sectarianism and discrimination, and to promote empathy in an appropriate way to the groups they are working with. Please click here for more info
Can you open your doors more to younger enthusiastic volunteers?