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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 […]

The Positive Impact of Volunteering – Tom Berry

Tom Berry, Chair of Volunteer Glasgow, took a few minutes to tell us about the hugely positive impact volunteering has on individuals, organisations and the communities they support. Tom shares some of his own experience and also highlights the role Volunteer Glasgow plays in supporting and growing volunteering in the city. You can find the […]

Organisation Ebulletin 26th July

Our Monthly Ebulletin for August keeping you informed with latest news, relevant updates and information sharing.

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. […]

Jill Stafford

I think it was kismet that led me to Sumayya and Kaleyard.

Elaine’s Story

As a human nutrition & dietetic student from Glasgow Caledonian University, I was looking for a volunteer opportunity involving food in the community. With experience as an NHS ward volunteer for over three years assisting at patient mealtimes and promoting eating well, I was keen to build capabilities outwith the healthcare environment. I was first […]

Danielle’s Story

  I used to volunteer a lot more than I currently do. Moving to Scotland from America presented its fair share of challenges: getting re qualified, moving house, finding steady work and making friends were all things consuming my life. But early this year, I stumbled on Kaleyard at a moment in my life when […]

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