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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 our upcoming Networking Event in person (with huge thanks to Ibrox Library for hosting us) on Tuesday 6th December from 10:30am – 12:30pm! Join in on our popular networking mornings and make connections with other volunteer managers and coordinators in person.

Ibrox Library is accessible from Ibrox subway station, or on the 9, 9A or 10 First bus from Glasgow city centre. . The session is free to attend, but please book your place in advance – sign up on Eventbrite by clicking here. 

There is also an online option for our Networking Event on Thursday 1st December at 10am – 12pm. You can sign up to the online session by clicking here. 

Update to Volunteer Glasgow’s Opportunity Advertising System

Please note that there has been an update to Kinetic, the system providers use to advertise their opportunities through Volunteer Glasgow. This means that you may notice some changes while uploading your volunteering opportunities with us. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at if you have any issues – you can access guidance on using the updated Kinetic system by clicking this link. 

Recruiting Volunteers with Convictions

Volunteer Glasgow, Volunteer Edinburgh and Volunteer Scotland are teaming up to deliver an online training session based around encouraging the recruitment of volunteers with criminal convictions. The event will run online via Zoom, Thursday 1st December, from 2 – 3pm.

Book your free place on the session by clicking this link. 

Share Your Feedback – Cost of Living Survey 

The growing cost of living crisis is having an impact on us all. In response to this, Volunteer Scotland has undertaken a rapid review of the available evidence to look explicitly at the impact of the crisis on volunteers and volunteering. (You can read their Cost of Living Report HERE). 

We’d like to hear from you, as a volunteer involving organisation, how the recent crisis has impacted your volunteer uptake. We will use this information to target our services and support to your needs in the upcoming months.

You can access the survey by clicking this link. 

The survey should only take a few minutes of your time and we thank you greatly in advance.

Christmas Opportunities 

A festive reminder that Christmas is fast approaching! If your organisation is recruiting for volunteer roles that will be taking place over Christmas, make sure to submit them as soon as possible to give you plenty of time to get back to applicants.

Team Volunteering Opportunities 

Are you struggling with a task that requires a bit of teamwork? Corporate teams are looking for opportunities to donate their time and skills to organisations in Glasgow – if you have a project or task that could be supported by a team of volunteers, get in touch with us at and we can help to make a match.

Cost of Living and the #RunningCostsCrisis – SCVO Support

We know that many organisations will have been impacted by the ongoing cost of living crisis and may be concerned about being able to continue delivering their services. For advice, resources and support, head to SCVO’s Cost of Living and #RunningCosts Crisis hub by clicking this link.

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

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