Be healthier and happier in 2018, by helping to make Glasgow a better place:
- There are many foodbanks across Glasgow providing much-needed support to those affected by poverty. You can find your local Trussell Trust foodbank here and searching on Facebook is often a good way of finding others in your local area.
- Join together with your neighbours on issues affecting your local area by joining/attending/supporting your local Community Council (opens in new tab)
- Help to care for your local green spaces by joining your nearest ‘Friends of…’ group (opens in new tab) or join the Neighbourhood Improvement Volunteers (opens in new tab) or view our listings of the latest environment opportunities
- Feel safer: find out how some quick, easy steps can help you – by hitting the big green “join” button at Neighbourhood Watch Scotland (opens in new tab)
- Support grassroots sport in your area by joining forces with Eddie Izzard via joininuk.org or contact Glasgow Sport
None of these doing it for you? Then why not search for further opportunities available to do in Glasgow?
- Home Work If you are 18 or over and would like to support young people 5 to 17 years through learning, gain experience and qualifications through Community Achievement Awards Accreditation at levels SCQF 4,5,6 and 7 then this is the role for you.
- Handy (M)Andy Are you a handy person that can perform minor repairs and maintenance to the property at Whiteinch Centre as and when required? Are you 18 or over?
- Being Sociable If you are 18 or over, can spare a few hours, are interested to know more about cohousing and are confident using social media, then why not get in touch?
- Crafty Upcycling Are you 18 or over and do you have a couple of hours a week to contribute? If so, you will be supporting and showing participants how to upcycle and use crafts,
- Mature Friend If you are 16 or over and would like to help out an older person for 1 or 2 hours per week or gaining training and experience to add to you CV, the No. 1 Befriending Agency is waiting to hear from you.
- Friendly Punjabi speaker? Use your language skills to brighten someone’s day! NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Mental Health Services is seeking Ward Visitors to chat to patients whose first language is Punjabi. You need to be 18 or over.
- Coaching for health Do you have some experience of counselling/coaching? Be part of an exciting project and help women become breast aware. Get involved in Breast Cancer Now’s ActWELL trial, which aims to provide lifestyle advice to women of breast screening age. You need to be 18 or over.
- Cancer support in Dennistoun Do you have a few hours a week on Mondays? Help Macmillan@Glasgow Libraries provide its cancer info service in Dennistoun Library. You need to be 18 or over.
- Fun and Play Would you like to help to provide children with a varied range of opportunities for play and learning? if you are 16 or over this opportunity awaits you.
- An engaging opportunity…… An engaging admin and support role with Prostate Cancer UK in their Glasgow office. You’ll help support their Volunteer and Fundraising teams engage more effectively with their supporters. you need to be 16 or over.