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Additional support for people seeking volunteering opportunities

Volunteer Glasgow’s Volunteering Support Team can offer a limited number of 1-1 appointments each week to help people access volunteering opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering and would like some additional support; Or You are supporting clients or service users to access volunteering and they are unable to attend our weekly Volunteering Drop-in or […]

Can your organisation support the next generation of volunteers?

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of meeting a group of primary 6 pupils from Bankhead Primary School in Knightswood. I was there to deliver a short, interactive workshop on volunteering and the children were really engaged and excited to participate. During a memory game, the children were asked to come up with words […]

Come to our Volunteering Drop-in

Volunteer Glasgow’s weekly Volunteering Drop-in takes place on Wednesdays between 11am – 1pm and is the perfect opportunity to speak to our Volunteering Support Team. At the drop-in, you can chat to an adviser about: the benefits of volunteering Different types of volunteering Any concerns you have about volunteering How to get started We’ll show […]

Team Volunteering Offer – Student Loans Company

Could your charity or organisation do with some help from a large team of volunteers? A team of 43 employees from the Student Loans Company are looking for a volunteering opportunity in June 2024 (preferably on the 13th June, although they are open to opportunities across the month). The group would rather stick together, but […]

Organisation Support eBulletin – April

Welcome to our Monthly eBulletin for April – keeping you informed with the latest news, updates and information from Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisation Support team! If you have something relevant to Volunteer Managers that you want us to include in the next eBulletin please let us know. Advertising Workshops & Networking Events  Our popular Volunteer Opportunity Advertising […]

Team Volunteering Offer – Tesco Bank

Are you familiar with Tesco’s motto, ‘Every Little Helps’? A team of Tesco Bank employees are hoping to put that adage into practice by offering thier skills as volunteers! The team of 8-15 people are looking to make a difference in thier community by volunteering over 1-2 days. They’re very flexible about when they can […]

A Team looking for a Volunteering Challenge

A team of work colleagues is looking for a Team Volunteering Challenge – can your organisation reward their investment of time and energy? The team of between 10 and 15 lovely people would like to volunteer for a day in May – any Thursday between 9 and 5.  They are interested in something outdoors but […]

BT calling Voluntary Organisations

BT has a team of people who want to help out – do you have a challenge for them? The team of 5/6 people has lots of customer care skills and are happy to use these skills for your benefit but they’re flexible about the tasks.  They would like to volunteer for 1 or 2 […]

Organisation Support Ebulletin – March 2024

Welcome to our Monthly eBulletin for March – keeping you informed with the latest news, updates and information from Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisation Support team! If you have something relevant to Volunteer Managers that you want us to include in the next eBulletin please let us know.   Ruchazie & Garthamlock Volunteering Fair    Volunteer Glasgow […]

Team Volunteering Offer – Skills Development Scotland (EIS)

  Are you an ecological organisation or charity who could use some help from a large team of volunteers? The EIS team from Skills Development Scotland are looking for a volunteering opportunity this Earth Day 2024 (22nd April). They would prefer to volunteer on the day itself, but as long as the organisation is committed […]

Need a Hand(yman)? – Volunteering Special Offer

  Do you work for a charity that needs some odd jobs done? Perhaps the office needs a fresh lick of paint, or there are some repairs that need doing? Ivor is here to help! Ivor is an experienced Painter-Decorator and ‘odd jobs man’ who wants to lend his services to a charity in need. […]

ApparelXchange Needs Your Help

ApparelXchange uses unwanted clothing and footwear donations.  Families can shop second hand and receive free clothing from us when times are hard. Are you looking for a challenge for your team?  A chance to help families in our community? Does your organisation value an increase in sustainable choices? The task is to sort and quality […]

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