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Organisation Support E-Bulletin – October 2022

Welcome to our Monthly E-bulletin for October – keeping you informed with the latest news, updates and information from Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisation Support team! If you have something relevant to Volunteer Managers that you want us to include in the next e-bulletin please let us know. Trustees Week (7th – 11th Nov 2022) – Events […]

Refugee Week 2022 – Anne’s Volunteering Story

Anne is currently seeking asylum and therefore not allowed to work. She has filled her time volunteering for a wide variety of organisations in order to keep busy and help overcome mental health issues. “Keeping myself busy and having structure in my week have been my priorities. I volunteer in many organisations – one is […]

Anything for a good cause! Volunteer Team Offer

Morgan Stanley has a team of volunteers who would like to support a community organisation, or charity, for 1 day between now and August.  6 – 12 willing helpers are available to get stuck in to any task your organisation needs a hand with, and to support a worthy cause. If your organisation would benefit […]

Volunteering with Pride

Happy Pride Month from everyone at Volunteer Glasgow to the LGBTQ+ community in Glasgow and beyond. A huge thank you to all the LGBTQ+ volunteers who make a difference to their communities and all the volunteers working with organisations who support LGBTQ+ causes. We believe that volunteering should be a safe, accessible and welcoming space […]

Volunteer Glasgow’s Smarter Volunteer Manager Programme

  Update on our Smarter Volunteer Manager programme and how to book for upcoming dates!  In 2021, our team worked to develop our existing Smarter Volunteer Manager training into an accessible programme that could be delivered completely online using a peer-led, learner-driven approach. This training programme, based on Volunteer Glasgow’s Dynamic Model, has helped 29 […]

Supporting Ukraine

We know that many people in Glasgow and across Scotland are concerned about the crisis unfolding in Ukraine and would like to offer their help. We have compiled the following information on how to support people in Ukraine and Ukrainians who have been forced to flee their homes. The Scottish Government Humanitarian Support for Ukraine […]

The Impact of Organisation Support – Melanie Farrow

Melanie Farrow, Halls Manager with Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, shares her experience of using Volunteer Glasgow’s Advertising Services and the benefit of connecting with other volunteer managers at our Volunteer Managers Networking Events. You can read the full transcript here: I’m Melanie, I’m the Halls Manager at Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust. We’re a community venue in […]

The Impact of Volunteer Support – Pauline Quinn

Pauline Quinn is a Grocery Shopping & Delivery Volunteer with an organisation called The Food Train. We spoke to Pauline about her first volunteering role and the support she received from Volunteer Glasgow to find it. You can find the full transcript below: If you’re thinking about it, I would definitely recommend Volunteer Glasgow. If it […]

The Impact of Training & Networking – Karlean Bourne

We spoke to Karlean Bourne, Front of House Manager at Glasgow Film Theatre and Glasgow Film Festival, shares her experience of Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisation Support services with a focus on the Smarter Volunteer Managers Training Programme. You can find the full transcript of the interview below: My name is Karlean Marie Bourne and I am the volunteer […]

The Impact of Volunteer Engagement – Elio Ajmone

We spoke to Elio Ajmone, a Community Link Worker with an organisation called We Are With You. His role involves supporting asylum seekers and refugees who are linked to GP practices in different localities across the city, helping to improve their wellbeing, by providing opportunities for them to integrate, and to access the services they […]

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