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Referral Agency Networking Events – Book Your Place

Volunteer Glasgow’s Engagement & Inclusion Team has organized two online networking events for REFERRAL AGENCIES in Glasgow. The events will take place virtually on the following dates and times. Tuesday 1st March, 10.30-12  – using Teams Thursday 3rd March 1.30-3  – using Zoom Book your place by registering on Eventbrite: Referral Agency Networking Event Book […]

Help the Hospice – Flexible Team Offer!

If you are a company trying to organize a volunteering day for your staff – here’s a great offer that can be done anytime during the year! The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice is seeking teams of volunteers to help them sort out donations in their warehouse. By volunteering your business, you will be […]

The Smarter Volunteer Manager (SVM) Programme; February – March 2022

Learn to engage smarter with potential & current volunteers.

A Wellbeing Economy, Volunteering and the Promise

In a stimulating and challenging presentation to the Volunteer Glasgow AGM, Jimmy Paul from the Wellbeing Economy Alliance explained what the Wellbeing Economy means, and its implications for volunteering generally and for Volunteer Glasgow in particular. Quoting Kirsty Flannigan of LCDT Jimmy explained vividly some of the things a Wellbeing Economy means: “It is when […]

The Smarter Volunteer Manager (SVM) Programme; November – December 2021

Learn to engage smarter with potential & current volunteers.

Volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic

Winter: getting through it together. What you should know

Impact of Funding Decisions

An update on our services, office move, Games for Good, AGM and getting through the Winter together.

Impact of Council funding decisions

Like many other third sector organisations in the city, we are expecting delayed decisions very soon from the Council on grant funding for services from 1st October onwards.
Although our Befriending & Mentoring Services will be unaffected, if you use (or have an interest in) our Volunteering Services, we’ve provided an update for you on the status of all our services and a summary of the potential impact should the Council reduce grant support for Volunteer Glasgow.

Glasgow’s Volunteering Charter; calling all Third Sector Organisations in Glasgow!

Volunteer Glasgow had originally put out a call for Registrations of Interest for Glasgow’s Volunteering Charter (GVC) in May this year. With hindsight we understand that many Glasgow Third Sector Organisations may not have been in a position to make initial Registrations of Interest for Glasgow’s Volunteering Charter at the time due to Covid-19 protocols. […]

The Importance of Volunteering

…for Covid-19, recovery and beyond Paul, Kirsty, Suzanne and David reflect on some of the key issues we all need to consider if we want to build on the incredibly positive volunteering responses to the pandemic, to manage an effective recovery and achieve a fairer, wellbeing economy. Thank you! As we celebrate national Volunteers Week, […]

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