Our Volunteering Drop-in takes place on Wednesdays between 11am – 1pm and is the perfect opportunity to speak to one of Volunteer Glasgow’s advisers about volunteering. At the drop-in, you can chat to us about: the benefits of volunteering Different types of volunteering Any concerns you have about volunteering How to get started An adviser […]
Blog posts for the ‘Volunteer News’ Category
This year for Black History Month, we are shining a spotlight on some of the Black-led voluntary organisations in Glasgow taking action to create change. The Baba Yangu Foundation is a fantastic charity that supports African and Caribbean people with mental health issues living in Scotland. They recently launched a new project called STAND UP […]
Virgin Money have a team of 10-20 volunteers that would like to volunteer as a group in Glasgow! They’re looking for a flexible short-term, one-off opportunity and are flexible with dates. They’re happy to help with anything, from providing help with conservation areas, tidying up local parks and litter-picking to working with animals, assisting at […]
Quarriers has two exciting befriending opportunities available. If you would like to make a difference in somebody’s life then one of these roles could be for you.
Do you have questions about volunteering? Do you know you want to volunteer, but aren’t sure what to do yet? Could you benefit from having a chat with somebody about your interests and finding the perfect role? Are you having trouble using our website? Could you do with any other support or advice? We’re here […]
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 […]
Winter: getting through it together. What you should know
An update on our services, office move, Games for Good, AGM and getting through the Winter together.
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.
…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, […]