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Meet the Team — Employability & Learning Services

  • Photo of Billy McFarlaneBilly McFarlane
    Employability & Learning Services Manager

    Supports the ALN and Employability teams, contact for SQA and Volunteering Works. Also still active in disability issues and seen suffering most weeks at Firhill Stadium.


  • Photo of Derek CraigDerek Craig
    Volunteering Development Coordinator (Employability & Young People)

    I have been employed at the then Volunteer Centre and now Volunteer Glasgow for over 14 years and I initially spent most of my time in a young people’s volunteering project in the southside of the city. For the last 6 years I have taken up a city-wide remit in developing and promoting volunteering for young people more so at a strategic level. I also have a remit for the overseeing of the Scottish Government’s Saltire Awards National Certification for young people’s volunteering. More recently I have moved into the Employability aspect of Volunteer Glasgow, where I help deliver the SQA Employability Award and I am also a qualified SQA Assessor and Internal Verifier as a result. I enjoy this engagement with the 18-24 years of age category as I can help share my work and volunteering experience with them and also give guidance of employability progression via volunteering.


  • Photo of Jim KingJim King
    Training Officer

    My principal role is to provide training and development opportunities to managers of volunteers. To this end I facilitate Volunteer Glasgow’s scheduled training events, principally, The Smarter Volunteer Manager Programme. I can also provide an assortment of bespoke solutions to challenges faced by third sector agencies.

    Direct Line: 0141 226 2566

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