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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 Young Persons’ Befriending – Saad & Keiran

Saad is a Befriender with the Young Persons Befriending Service has been matched with his young person for 2 years. Here they are talking about how important it is for some boys and young men to have positive adult role models and how men are supported in this role. You can find the full transcript […]

Its a Drop In – but not as we know it!

Here at Volunteer Glasgow, we’ve missed people popping into our drop-in days, where we discussed volunteering options over a cuppa! We can’t get back to those good old days just yet, but if you would like to talk to one of us, and you have access to the internet, please drop in and see us […]

Saltire Awards for Covid-19 youth volunteering 💖 🙌

Great news!  We want to ensure that we recognise and support the great efforts of young people helping in their communities, many of whom won’t have volunteered before, and as such Saltire Awards have relaxed the rules on informal volunteering during the Covid-19 crisis.  Young people (aged 12-25) can claim awards up to 100 hours’ […]

Shape Volunteer Glasgow’s Future

Bring your skills in financial management to the team of volunteer Trustees to help improve lives across the city.

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