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Our new online organisation support services!

Volunteer Glasgow’s Organisations Support Team are ready to support you with your volunteering needs. Whether you are starting out with involving volunteers, looking to develop your volunteering programme or just keen to connect with the volunteers you need. Over the last few months we have developed workshops, resources and events to provide them online so they are accessible to you.

Advertise for free!

Engage with the Volunteers you need. Create and manage your opportunities with your own organisation’s profile with:  opportunities.volunteerglasgow.org/

We will share your volunteering opportunities via Social Media and with referral organisations. Reach a wider audience – last year we had 73,000 visitors to our website. We have over 10,000 people registered to volunteer and more are on the search every day.

For any volunteer involving queries email: findvolunteers@volunteerglasgow.org

Learn how to do it effectively:

Attend one of our regular online workshops – Live zoom session with a small group of peer volunteer managers. We will provide full demonstration of the system with plenty of valuable advice on making the opportunity advert the best it can be. We also encourage your questions so we can tailor the session to suit.

Next workshop dates:

TBC

 

Watch a series of short video tutorials for an in depth, step by step guide on using our advertising system. Again with plenty of advice on improving your adverts ensuring they are inclusive and productive for you.

Click here to open a new tab on Youtube with the full playlist.

Use our handy visual guidance documents for a quick reference. It might be just what you need to help you progress.

Click here to download zip file of Digital Advertising Visual Guides (PDFs)

Develop your volunteering programme

And build capacity with the Smarter Volunteer Managers Training Programme – You will learn and embed a new method which could make a world of difference, making your role easier and more effective.

The course will be hosted on zoom with 5 sessions that are two hours in length spaced over 3 weeks.

Click here to read further on the Volunteer Glasgow website and complete online form to book.

Email:  findvolunteers@volunteerglasgow.org to discuss and get on a waiting list for the next round.

Become a signatory to Glasgow’s Volunteering Charter

Use the available support services and work towards one or more of the Charter Pledges.

As a Charter signatory, you will commit your organisation to…

  • Create and expand appropriate opportunities for volunteering within your organisation,
    and/or:
  • Ensure your opportunities are accessible to all sections of the community, and that your volunteering workforce reflects the demographics of the city, and/or:
  • Facilitate and enable your staff, members and/or service users to undertake volunteering activity which improves their wellbeing and benefits Glasgow.

Click here to view the Charter information pages on the Volunteer Glasgow Website.

Email: derek.craig@volunteerglasgow.org to discuss

Connect with Volunteer Managers of Glasgow

(National and local level) at our popular online networking events hosted on zoom.

Next dates:

Tuesday 27th October, 10:00 – 12:00

Thursday 29th October, 10:00 – 12:00

Book your free space here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/123697156525

Recognise and celebrate young people

…(aged 12-25) who are volunteering with the Scottish Government’s Saltire Awards.

Click here for further information on Volunteer Glasgow’s Website.

Email: tara.bentley@volunteerglasgow.org with any queries.


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