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Organisation Support Ebulletin – March 2022

Welcome to our Monthly E-bulletin 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 e-bulletin please let us know.

Advertising Workshops & Volunteer Managers’ Networking Events 

Thank you to everyone who attended our recent Networking Events and Advertising Workshops. There was a brilliant turn-out and it’s always great to hear from so many of you and see volunteer managers from across Glasgow share ideas and make connections.

We will be hosting an Advertising Workshop on Thursday 17th March 2022. In this free two-hour session, you can learn how to improve the effectiveness of your volunteering advertising, make your volunteer recruitment adverts more engaging and inclusive, and meet other volunteer managers and get to know Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisation Support team.

Sign up for the Advertising Workshop and stay up to date on events via our Eventbrite page here. 

Smarter Volunteer Managers Training – March Dates Open for Booking! 

Our popular Smart Volunteer Managers Training is now taking bookings for our March sessions! The course will take place over 6 weeks on Wednesday mornings from 30th March to 4th May and cost £250. Places are first come, first serve and limited to six attendees.

Read more about SVM via this link to book your place.

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.“Do not hesitate to go on this course! Everything from the trainers, the workbooks, the exercises, the peer support and conversations make it an enjoyable and relaxed training experience.” – SVM Participant, May 2021

Digital Volunteer Development Project

The Digital Volunteer Development Project is a collaborative partnership between Glasgow Life, GCVS and HSCP. The Digital Volunteer Development team are delivering FREE Essential Digital Skills to all Glasgow City HSCP and TSI staff members and volunteers.

These sessions will include:

  • Internet Skills
  • Emails
  • Online Meeting Platforms (MS Teams and Zoom)
  • Cyber Security and Online shopping

The project also offers Intermediate Digitals Skills sessions and an opportunity for learners to become Digital Champions within their service area, supporting colleagues and service users.

Full information can be found at the project website: https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/libraries/learning-opportunities/digital-volunteer-development-project

Please contact: Geraldine Donnan, Project Officer on 07501266893 or email DVDproject@glasgowlife.org.uk if you would like to discuss further.


Thank you for reading and if you have any questions about the Organisation Support offered at Volunteer Glasgow, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at findvolunteers@volunteerglasgow.org.


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