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Volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic

Winter: getting through it together. What you should know

Impact of Funding Decisions

An update on our services, office move, Games for Good, AGM and getting through the Winter together.

Impact of Council funding decisions

Like many other third sector organisations in the city, we are expecting delayed decisions very soon from the Council on grant funding for services from 1st October onwards.
Although our Befriending & Mentoring Services will be unaffected, if you use (or have an interest in) our Volunteering Services, we’ve provided an update for you on the status of all our services and a summary of the potential impact should the Council reduce grant support for Volunteer Glasgow.

The Importance of Volunteering

…for Covid-19, recovery and beyond Paul, Kirsty, Suzanne and David reflect on some of the key issues we all need to consider if we want to build on the incredibly positive volunteering responses to the pandemic, to manage an effective recovery and achieve a fairer, wellbeing economy. Thank you! As we celebrate national Volunteers Week, […]

60 Pairs of Willing Hands – Covid 19 Assistance

St Andrew’s First Aid would like to offer assistance with any efforts to support individuals in their local communities throughout Glasgow during the Covid-19 outbreak. They are  a volunteer-led organisation, with groups who meet throughout the city. The organisation has 60 volunteers who are willing to undertake roles wherever they are needed.  The volunteers aren’t […]

Charity Counts – Free Training for Charity Shop Volunteers

The WEA, Volunteer Glasgow and  Maths Week Scotland are offering a development opportunity for people who are volunteering or interested in volunteering in Charity Shops in Glasgow. CHARITY COUNTS is a FREE 4 week (2 hours per week) training course for up to 12 Charity Shop Volunteers who are interested in learning more about all aspects of […]

New Drop In Hours At Volunteer Glasgow

From Tuesday 1st October – Volunteer Glasgow’s drop in hours are changing.       Tuesday:           morning drop-in – 10.30 – 12.30pm          Tuesday:          afternoon drop-in  – 1.30pm – 4pm Wednesday:    morning drop-in – 10.30 – 12.30pm  Wednesday:    afternoon drop-in  1.30pm – […]

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 […]

Glide Across The Clyde on a Zip Slide!

Glasgow’s Gollden Generation is hoping for lots of volunteers to step up and help them raise funds whilst having a great deal of fun.  Interested?  Click the link for an exciting opportunity to Glide Across The Clyde On A Zip Slide! Glide Across The Clyde  

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 […]

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