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New DWP guidance on volunteering…

…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.

Volunteering and DWP Welfare Benefits

New, updated DWP guidance to be published next week to clarify people’s position.

You’ve Got to Have Friends!

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 […]

Annual Report 2016

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.

Proving Volunteering Works….

Our Volunteering Works programme encourages volunteering as an employability progression route.

VIO Tasters for Disabled People

Can your VIO provide a taster session for Volunteer Glasgow’s Volunteering Works for Disabled People?

Hate Crime Awareness Training opportunity

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

Recruit Young Adult Volunteers.

Can you open your doors more to younger enthusiastic volunteers?

Happy Volunteers’ Week!

A very big thank you to everyone that has volunteered their time, energy and skills over the last year. And if you’re an organisation in the public or third sectors, look out for more information this week on the launch of Glasgow’s Volunteering Charter.

5 day respite breaks for kids

Do you know of any children aged 8 – 15 who need a break? CHICKS offers free 5 day residential breaks to children having a hard time at home or school.  They could be young carers, living in poverty, subject to abuse, or any other situation that’s causing them to have a tough time. CHICKS […]

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