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Volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic

Winter: getting through it together. What you should know

The Smarter Volunteer Manager (SVM) Programme; July 2021

Volunteer Glasgow is recruiting for July’s virtual Smarter Volunteer Manager Programme. When you engage with volunteers, it’s easy to feel the pressure, like you’re always, simultaneously, wearing several hats. This training programme, based on Volunteer Glasgow’s Dynamic Model, will help you take the stress out of your day. This programme is for anyone who engages […]

Organisation Ebulletin 1st June 2021

Welcome to our second monthly ebulletin for June keeping you informed with our latest news, relevant updates and information sharing. Volunteer Glasgow News Volunteers’ Week 2021 Today marks the first day of Volunteers’ Week 2021! Volunteer involving organisations across the country are making sure to thank volunteers for all of their amazing efforts. There are […]

Volunteer Management after Lockdown

Thank you to all that attended our ‘Volunteer Management after Lockdown’ themed networking event last week. There were many insightful conversations, peer support and ideas discussed under the topics below. Here are some key points and ideas: Volunteers Returning Risk Assessments were a natural focus as many of us are preparing for returning to face-to-face […]

Take a Bow Glasgow!

Volunteers of Glasgow – What a wonderful bunch of people you are! To Those Who Helped If you were one of the people that stepped up and made a commitment to phone someone living alone,  if you contributed your time to helping distribute food to people in need, or if you knocked on the door […]

Organisation Ebulletin 26th April 2021

Welcome to our new monthly ebulletin keeping you informed with our latest news, relevant updates and information sharing Volunteer Glasgow News New communications launch! Thank you to everyone who took part in our recent survey. Your feedback is important to help us ensure that we are giving you the service that you want from us. […]

New online forum for Volunteer Managers

  We are launching a SLACK workspace for Volunteer Managers working in Glasgow Sign up and join in the conversations with your peers in this new SLACK workspace A forum has been requested time and again at our popular networking events and we have listened. If you are new to SLACK, it is a free […]

Bank Holiday Closure

Easter Bank Holiday Closure Volunteer Glasgow will be closed for Easter holidays from Friday 2nd April and will re-open on Tuesday 6th April. If you wish to enquire about volunteering  please email: engagement@volunteerglasgow.org If you are a not for profit organisation seeking volunteers please email: findvolunteers@volunteerglasgow.org HAPPY EASTER from everyone at Volunteer Glasgow

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.

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