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?
- Circle Supporters Are you looking for a role with great training and lots of support? Would you like to make a sustainable and positive difference to the lives of children, young people and adults with autism and their families? Equal Futures are looking for Circle Facilitators to help build an informal network of people who offer support and friendship ...
- Community Cafe ☕ Develop your catering skills and take part in Food Hygiene training (certificated) as a community cafe assistant with Community Central Hall. CCH’s community cafe makes meals for their in-house nursery and the Princes Trust team Mondays and Fridays from 10-1. Minimum age 18. If you would like more information, please follow the link below: Cafe Assistant
- V=Em+CV Our Volunteering Works Program encourages volunteering as an employability progression route.
- Wouldn’t that be handy! 🖌️🛠️ Help in the maintenance and repair of a community building which is home to many important services. Community Central Hall in Maryhill is looking for a handy person who would be able to carry out some minor repair work on doors, windows and furniture. Minimum age 16. If you would like to join this friendly team, please click ...
- Say cheese! 📸 Do you have a talent for photography? Are you looking to gain more experience? Become a volunteer photographer with the Whiteinch Centre and take pictures of their events and activities for their website and other promotional materials. If you are interested in the role, please follow the link below: Photographer
- To employability… and beyond! 🚀 Are you over 18? Would you like to help members of the community to find the right job for them? Become an employability advisor with Community Central Hall and help members of their Job club with C.V. writing, I.T. skills, as well as helping to improve their confidence. If you are interested, please follow the link below: Employability ...
- 🌠 Make a Wish! 🌠 Make-A-Wish UK are looking for Wish Volunteers ! If you are looking to volunteer but can’t commit time every week/ month then this could be for you; commitment of 3 wish visits per year (or more if you can manage!), excellent training in working with children and families and the chance to help a ...
- Great events experience – while raising funds for cancer support Are you friendly and confident? Fancy getting events experience, having fun and helping raise funds for Cancer Support Scotland? They need volunteers to help at their annual fundraising dinner. This event is happening from 5pm on Thursday 20 September. You need to be 18 or over.
- Support adults in a weekly social club Get great experience supporting adults with a learning disability in a fun social setting. Include Me 2 run weekly social clubs in Dennistoun and the city centre, with arts & craft activities, disco, Karaoke, live singers, gardening, playing pool and more! You need to be 16 or over.
- Charles Rennie Mackintosh Through training and support you can share the history of this much loved Iconic Glaswegian Architect at the newly restored city centre Willow Rooms. Min age 16