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Climate Action Spotlight – Repair Cafe Glasgow

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers. Today’s spotlight is Repair Cafe Glasgow, based in The Deep End in the Southside of Glasgow.       Repair Cafe Glasgow is a voluntary organisation, founded […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Merry Go Round

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers. Gaynor volunteering with Merrygoround Today’s spotlight is Merrygoround, which is a charity and social enterprise based in the Southside. At Merrygoround, our environmental aim is to reduce the […]

Climate Action Spotlight – Glasgow Tool Library

For our Climate Action campaign we will be spotlighting organisations in Glasgow that are making a fantastic impact in the Climate Action Movement with the support of volunteers.
Today’s spotlight is Glasgow Tool Library, soon to be based at Queens Cross Housing Association in the North of Glasgow.

The Smarter Volunteer Manager (SVM) Programme; November – December 2021

Learn to engage smarter with potential & current volunteers.

Climate Action

Today our Climate Action campaign launches and will coincide with COP26, 31st October – 12th November. Are you feeling inspired to take Climate Action? Follow along on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Stories to discover a wide array of inclusive Climate Action opportunities to get involved in. Themes include; environmental, community growing, recycling, upcycling, charity […]

The Impact of Donations & Funding – Sophia Anwar

Sophia Anwar has been volunteering as a Befriender with Volunteer Glasgow’s Young Person’s Befriending Service for six years. We spoke to her about her experience, and the opportunities and challenges she has faced in her time supporting a young person. Sophia was looking for a volunteering opportunity where she could experience the positive impact of […]

The Impact of Organisation Support – Melanie Farrow

Melanie Farrow, Halls Manager with Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, shares her experience of using Volunteer Glasgow’s Advertising Services and the benefit of connecting with other volunteer managers at our Volunteer Managers Networking Events. You can read the full transcript here: I’m Melanie, I’m the Halls Manager at Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust. We’re a community venue in […]

Organisation Ebulletin November

In this month’s edition you’ll find updates on; Volunteer Advertising Workshop, Smarter Volunteer Managers Training – both open now for you to book a space, our upcoming Trustees Week and Climate Action Campaigns and shared training from GlasgowCAN.

The Impact of Volunteer Support – Pauline Quinn

Pauline Quinn is a Grocery Shopping & Delivery Volunteer with an organisation called The Food Train. We spoke to Pauline about her first volunteering role and the support she received from Volunteer Glasgow to find it. You can find the full transcript below: If you’re thinking about it, I would definitely recommend Volunteer Glasgow. If it […]

The Impact of Training & Networking – Karlean Bourne

We spoke to Karlean Bourne, Front of House Manager at Glasgow Film Theatre and Glasgow Film Festival, shares her experience of Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisation Support services with a focus on the Smarter Volunteer Managers Training Programme. You can find the full transcript of the interview below: My name is Karlean Marie Bourne and I am the volunteer […]

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