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.
Blog posts for the ‘Volunteer News’ Category
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 […]
Here at Volunteer Glasgow, we’ve missed people popping into our drop-in, 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 over […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]