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Your clients/members/service users volunteering

If your organisation is working with a number of people that would benefit from volunteering, then we can help in a variety of ways. We have significant experience of working in partnership with organisations such as yours to ensure that a range of groups that often face barriers to volunteering can access the available supports to get the most out of it – for their own benefit and for the people and communities they may help.  Contact us for:

  • An initial meeting to establish how best we can work with you and to scope out how!
  • Use our subscription options to be notified, for example, of the latest opportunities and partner news.
  • If you promote volunteering to your clients on your own website – perhaps you’re an employer, university, college or employability agency – why not use our RSS feeds to publish the latest, most urgently required, and/or event volunteering opportunities? And/or the latest news for volunteers?
  • Presentations, briefings, workshops on volunteering – for your staff, clients/customers/service users – subject to availability!
  • If your service users/clients are interested in volunteering but need support with reading/writing/numbers, please contact our ALN advisors and they’ll discuss how they can help your clients into volunteering and with free ALN support.
  • Group goal-setting, confidence-building, Taster Programmes – where – if resources are available – we can design programmes that give your clients the chance to try out a variety of types of volunteering.  These are particularly helpful for people that have little confidence in what they can contribute, have little idea of the range of opportunities available or lack the confidence to get into new situations. There are programmes running this year until March 2015 for residents of South East Glasgow, but give us a call if your clients stay outwith this area.

Latest Opportunities and news for volunteers

  • Direct Sustainability! Apparel Xchange is looking for volunteers with a variety of professional skills to become Board Directors in  their rapidly expanding Community Interest Company. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in the environment, upcycling and affordability for all. For further information please click the link below: Director/Member  
  • Help Make The World A Better Place Freedom from Torture is looking for volunteers with admin/reception and data entry experience.  Contributing your time to the project’s Glasgow office will help to provide a warm, welcoming and safe space for people who have survived torture, and help to enable them to seek the support they need.   If you are 16 years or ...
  • Football coaches United Football Club is looking for community football coaches who would help to coach the male, female and mixed community football sessions that we currently offer. This a chance to join their enthusiastic team and benefit from their valuable ongoing training. min age:18
  • 🗣️Looking for Linguists Teach your native language and learn another language for free! Language4Water is a charity organisation run within Glasgow University which provides language classes at affordable prices, the profits from which go towards Water Aid. Volunteers do not need to have any previous experience in teaching, guidance will be provided before the teaching semester begins. This is also a ...
  • Helpers for Christmas Eve Lunch 🎄🦃☃️ Freedom Cafe are looking for some enthusiastic volunteers to spread some Christmas cheer, help prep food, clean and wait on tables this Christmas Eve at our “pay as you feel” cafe. No experience is necessary and any training you need will be given on the day. Toilets will be available and there will also be two people ...
  • Do you speak Weegie? In conjunction with the fabulous Refuweegee & Milk Cafe, Lingo Flamingo will be offering free English as a Foreign Language classes for new Glaswegians who would like to improve their English and learn about what makes Scotland so braw. In order to do this they are looking for compassionate and experienced English teachers who would like ...
  • Glasgow Night Shelter Christmas Volunteering 🎄🎁⛄ If you are interested in volunteering with Glasgow Night Shelter over Christmas & Hogmanay, they are having a New Volunteer Meeting on Thursday 20th at 6.30pm! They are looking for cooks, board game aficionados and cheery festive souls. If you would like to get involved, get in touch at: glasgownightshelter@gmail.com

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