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Virgin Money – Volunteer – Team Offer!

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 […]

Give a little, gain a lot – befriending with Quarriers

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.

Volunteering: How Can We Help?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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