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Volunteering over the festive period 🎁

It is fantastic that the festive period has inspired you to think about volunteering, however there are often a lack of opportunities available at this time as organisations will close for the holidays and many organisations that provide support services for homeless people have already told us they don’t need any more help as any services they plan to offer are well-supported by their existing volunteers.

Remember that volunteering isn’t just for Christmas: you can find lots of opportunities right here all year round that might only need a few hours of your time: search all live opportunities.

We will publish any opportunities that are available over the festive period here –

  • Oxfam Christmas Volunteers 🎄 📚 🎵 Looking to do some volunteering over the festive period? Oxfam book and music shop on Victoria Road are looking for Christmas volunteers to help at this busy time. You will have the opportunity to get involved in sorting donations, pricing donations, keeping the shop floor looking tidy and festive, online selling, customer service… There’s something for everyone! Volunteers ...
  • 🎅The Santa Dash is coming!🎅🏿 In 2017 the annual 5k fun run saw around 8,000 people take to the streets in a Santa suit – all in the name of charity.The Santa Dash has raised more than £250,000 for various charities since it ‘hit the streets’ in 2006 and is now a firm favourite in the city’s events calendar. Volunteers ...

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Alternatively you might want to consider making donations to foodbanks or charities helping vulnerable people. You could get creative and do your own fundraising or donation drive locally with family and friends.

Here are just some of the ways to help your community over this period:                                                                                       

https://www.simonscotland.org/support-us/stuff-and-skills-we-need/

https://www.refuweegee.co.uk/your-donations

http://www.ghn.org.uk/hip/homeless-or-about-to-be/12-making-donation/

https://glasgownw.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/

https://www.glasgowcitymission.com/about-us/what-we-do/glasgow-winter-night-shelter.php

https://birthbabybeyond.org.uk/christmas

 

 


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