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Could Volunteering Be Your New Year Resolution?

Happy New Year! The start of a new year is a great time to try something new – so why not have a go at volunteering? Whether you want to gain new skills, give back to your community or just have some spare time on your hands to do something different, volunteering is a proven […]

Organisation Support Ebulletin – 2021 Round-Up!

Welcome to the final Organisation Support e-bulletin of 2021! Full of 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 in 2022 please let us know. Advertising Workshops & Volunteer Managers’ Networking Events  Thank […]

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 […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Bike for Good

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers. Today’s spotlight is Bike for Good – an incredible charity and social enterprise based across two hubs in the Westend and Southside of Glasgow.   “Our mission […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Music Broth

For our Climate Action campaign we are spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers. Today’s spotlight is for Music Broth ‘Scotland’s loudest Library’! Watch their fantastic music video ‘Enough’ created by Music Broth Volunteers for #COP26 You don’t need to be a musician […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Repair Cafe Glasgow

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers. Today’s spotlight is Repair Cafe Glasgow, based in The Deep End in the Southside of Glasgow.       Repair Cafe Glasgow is a voluntary organisation, founded […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Merry Go Round

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers. Gaynor volunteering with Merrygoround Today’s spotlight is Merrygoround, which is a charity and social enterprise based in the Southside. At Merrygoround, our environmental aim is to reduce the […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Glasgow Tool Library

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers.
Today’s spotlight is Glasgow Tool Library, soon to be based at Queens Cross Housing Association in the North of Glasgow.

Climate Action

Today our Climate Action campaign launches and will coincide with COP26, 31st October – 12th November. Are you feeling inspired to take Climate Action? Follow along on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Stories to discover a wide array of inclusive Climate Action opportunities to get involved in. Themes include; environmental, community growing, recycling, upcycling, charity […]

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 […]

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