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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 […]

Volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic

Winter: getting through it together. What you should know

Impact of Funding Decisions

An update on our services, office move, Games for Good, AGM and getting through the Winter together.

Impact of Council funding decisions

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.

The Importance of Volunteering

…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, […]

Our new Strategic Plan and Chief Executive appointment

The plan sets out Volunteer Glasgow’s ambitions for the next five years including our unique contribution to delivering the shared objectives of the Glasgow Volunteering Strategy and our priorities for providing effective befriending and mentoring services. We would like to thank all of our stakeholders who participated in co-designing the strategic plan, enabling Volunteer Glasgow […]

GDA Invites Young Disabled People!

GLASGOW DISABILITY ALLIANCE INVITES YOU TO: Young Disabled People Summit – open to young disabled people aged 15 – 30 years of age.  If you are living with any type of impairment, disability or long term condition, you might really enjoy this wonderful event The event will take place at a Glasgow City Centre location […]

2017 Impact Report

A huge thank you to everyone that worked with us to achieve so much!

National recognition for adults volunteering?

Is there a need for a national scheme to better recognise everyone over the age of 25 that volunteers to support public and third sector organisations making Scotland fairer, healthier, and smarter?
And, if so, what should it look like?
Read our short, interim report on what people have told us and what we’re proposing to do next to make it a reality.

100,000 Saltire Awards for Scotland’s Young People

…a Legacy 2014 success story

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