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Come to our new Volunteering Drop-in

If you would like to find out more about volunteering and to speak to an adviser face-to-face then look no further than our brand new Volunteering Drop-in which takes place between 11am – 1pm every Wednesday (apart from the first Wednesday of each month when we deliver our monthly Get Ready to Volunteer sessions – […]

Involving volunteers during the Festive Period?

At this time of year, Volunteer Glasgow receives many offers from well-meaning members of the public who want to offer their time and skills across the festive period to support others. One of the biggest challenges for us  is being able to signpost people to relevant volunteering opportunities. We are aware that there are many […]

Help the Hospice – Volunteer as a team, sorting donations for charity shops.

A brilliant opportunity to volunteer with a team, of any size, and at any time of the year. The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice (PPWH) receives a wide variety of donations to their depot at Eurocentral Scotland, which then need to be sorted and sent out to charity shops across the city. Emily from […]

Organisation Support Ebulletin – November 2022

Welcome to our Monthly E-bulletin for November – 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 e-bulletin please let us know. Upcoming Networking Events We’re very excited to be hosting […]

What goes around, comes around – volunteer as a team in Merry-go-round’s textiles sorting facility!

  Merry-go-round can offer your team a flexible volunteering opportunity throughout the year! Merry-go-round would like to invite you and your team to help out at the textiles sorting facility at their hub in the Shawlands area of Glasgow. Here they carry out quality control checks before sizing and sorting items into categories, ready to […]

Can your organisation provide a taster session or short-term placement for a group of young people?

Abercorn Secondary School is supporting two groups of young people who are currently working towards the Volunteering Award. The groups are looking to identify a placement or placements that will provide them with a fun and rewarding volunteering opportunity to learn new skills and gain practical experience and help them achieve 25 hours volunteering. With […]

That’ll teach ’em! Become a Tutor with the Volunteer Tutors Organisation.

Volunteer Tutors Organisation (VTO) are looking for volunteers from a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences, to help as tutors, either one-to-one or in a group setting. You don’t need any formal teaching or tutoring experience to become a tutor, just a desire to support young people to reach their full potential! VTO provide children […]

Barbering Services – Special Offer Volunteer

Ali is a barber with over a year’s professional experience in cutting hair. He’s looking for a voluntary role with a charity where he can use his skills to help others. Ali would like to offer his services to vulnerable people who are house-bound or unable for any other reason to go to a traditional […]

Engagement & Inclusion E-Bulletin October 2022

Welcome to our E-bulletin for October 2022 The E-bulletin is aimed at organisations who are working with groups and individuals who might benefit from volunteering. We aim to keep you up to date with our latest news and developments. If you have anything you would like us to include, please contact It may be […]

Get stuck in – volunteer as a team with Glasgow Riding for the Disabled Association!

  Take a look at this great opportunity – a chance to get out in the community, providing vital support for a worthwhile cause and a brilliant teambuilding activity too. Glasgow Riding for the Disabled Association in Summerston, need teams of volunteers! Every year, RDA Glasgow Group provides equine therapy to around 400 children and […]

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