Be healthier and happier in 2017, 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?
- Information session – volunteering in health Interested in a health related volunteer role in North West Glasgow? Sandra Duff from the North West Health Improvement Team would like to tell you more. Sandra will be in our office on Tuesday 22 August from 10am – 12pm, and 1pm – 3pm – come in and see her for an informat chat!
- Digging In Help to maintain the replica First World War trenches in Pollok Park by painting, clearing, weeding, tending trench gardens and lots more. Min age 16
- Pack a Bag for The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice A spare hour or so next week could really make a difference to The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice! They are hosting a bag packing event to help raise the profile of their organisation. If you have a free hour or so to spare then come along to Tesco in St Enoch’s Centre on ...
- Not the IT Crowd! Looking for a volunteering opportunity with a difference? Why not try supporting unemployed people at Cranhill Development Trust Work Club. You must be over 18 years of age and have good computer skills for this role. To learn more click the link. Not the IT Crowd!
- Can I Help You! Are you a friendly approachable person who would like to learn skills in reception and admin work? Do you have a couple of hours to contribute every week? Are you over 16 years of age? Rachael from Cranhill Development Trust would love to hear from you. To learn more about this opportunity click the ...
- Shop This Way! The Oxfam shop in Newton Mearns is looking for volunteers to assist in all aspects of retail and stock control. This opportunity is open to people 14 years of age and over. Click the link for more information. Shop This Way
- Walk This Way with the Wild Walkers of Cranhill! Fancy a nice country walk with friends? Rachael at Cranhill Development Trust is looking for Walk Leaders who will encourage the local community to join them for a bracing stroll through one of many walking trails throughout Glasgow. The Wild Walkers group meets on Wednesdays. Minimum age for this role is 18 years. To learn ...
- Plant It! Grow It! Eat It! Rachael from Cranhill Development Trust is offering lots of gardening opportunities for volunteers of all ages. Volunteers under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Learn with others how to grow your own produce and then show others how to do it. For more information click the link. Plant It! Grow It! ...
- Spread the Word! Spread the Rainbow! Alison at the Rainbow Care Volunteer Project on the South side of Glasgow is looking for a 6 – 8 volunteers to deliver leaflets throughout the area. The project offers befriending services to people over 50 years of age. Individuals are welcome to apply as are corporate teams looking for a team building task. Volunteers ...
- ESOL Right!! Cranhill Development Trust is offering excellent volunteering opportunities to people who want to teach ESOL classes. Experience is preferred but not necessary. A willingness to train to deliver the sessions is the most important quality. For further information click the link. ESOL Volunteer Tutors