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Organisation Ebulletin November

Welcome to our Monthly Ebulletin for November, keeping you informed with latest news, updates and information sharing. If you have something relevant to Volunteer Managers that you want us to include in the next ebulletin please let us know.

Advertising Workshop

Join us for our FREE two hour online interactive workshop where you can learn how to improve the effectiveness of your volunteering advertising.

You will learn how to:

  • Create stand out, impressive complete volunteer adverts
  • Think from a potential volunteer’s perspective
  • Take a more inclusive approach
  • Meet other Volunteer Managers and get to know the Organisation Support Team

Next available date – 25th November, 10am-12pm

Click on this link to sign up via Eventbrite

Volunteer Managers Networking Events

Join our FREE Volunteer Managers Networking Events to meet and connect with other Volunteer Managers across Glasgow! Thanks to Fairfield Heritage Centre, Govan for hosting us, we are now able to offer networking opportunities in person! However, we will still be hosting an alternative online event.

You can make connections and share ideas, news, and issues that will likely be relevant with others. This forum can be beneficial for being up-to-date and discussing solutions with experienced peers.

Join us online via Zoom on Thursday 18th November 2021 at 10AM.

Or in person at Fairfield Heritage Centre, Govan on Tuesday 23rd November 2021 at 10AM.

Click on this link to sign up via Eventbrite

Smarter Volunteer Managers Training

Booking is open now for the November course and there are still spaces!

Introduction Session: Thursday 25th November, 10 am – 1.00 pm
SVM Session 1: Tuesday 30th November 10 am – 1.00 pm
SVM Session 2: Thursday 2nd December, 10 am – 1.00 pm
SVM Session 3: Tuesday 7th December, 10 am – 1.00 pm
SVM Session 4: Thursday 9th December, 10 am – 1.00 pm
SVM Session 5: Thursday 16th December, 10 am – 1.00 pm (Candidates’ ‘Present Your Vision’ Session)
(All sessions are consecutive and not individual)

The SVM programme is designed to be Peer Led/ Informal learning environment facilitated by Volunteer Glasgow Staff. Therefore, the Training is:

  • Learner driven and self-directed.
  • A relaxed experience for participants.
  • Expands participants’ reference and knowledge points on engaging volunteers.

Read more about SVM via this link and sign up!

Trustees Week

The 1st – 5th of November is Trustees Week! We’ll be sharing information and advice on our social media platforms about trustee recruitment and accessibility. We’d also like to boost Trustee & Board opportunities currently on our system – if you have any Trustee roles you would like to advertise now is the time to do so! If you have any questions drop me a message or get in touch at findvolunteers@volunteerglasgow.org

Climate Action

We are launching our Climate Action campaign on the 31st of October till the 12th November, to coincide with COP26. The social media campaign will feature on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Stories with the aim to celebrate the tremendous impact that volunteers make in the Climate Action Movement. We also want to take advantage of the extra focus of Climate Action during COP26 to highlight a variety of inclusive ways that people can get involved in their local communities – i.e. Active Travel, Charity Shops, Community Growing, Environmental Projects, Clean ups, Activism, Education and more.

If you want to draw inspired people to your organisation to gain more support in your Climate Action Aims and/or want to show off the amazing work you do with volunteers support, then please get in touch – tracey.stone@volunteerglasgow.org  or simply tag us in your posts so that we can like and share it!

Training from Glasgow Connected Arts Network

GlasgowCAN has an upcoming training opportunity ‘Self Care, Community Care’ is for artists / creative practitioners / youth workers etc who deliver arts activities to underrepresented groups within communities and who may be re-adapting to face to face delivery. The session will explore trauma sensitive approaches and best practices.

Tickets range from £0 – £15 and are designed to be as affordable as possible to those who may benefit!

Thursday 28th October, 10am – 12pm on zoom.


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