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Coronavirus- Information for Volunteers

Glasgow Life Volunteering activity is currently suspended or reduced due to the Coronavirus. For Glasgow Life updates please click on the link at the top of the screen.

We know many of you want to volunteer in your local community during these challenging times, for more information on how you can get involved please visit Volunteer Glasgow 

Thank you for your continued patience and support as Glasgow Life plan for the safe return of volunteers and activities. Our main priority is of course for your safety and that of our staff and service users.

We know it’s disappointing as many of you are missing helping at events and your regular activities in our venues.  Our staff are missing you too!  Rest assured our staff are working hard behind the scenes planning for the future. We will keep you informed at every step of the journey through regular updates from your volunteer co-ordinators and our Glasgow Life Volunteering Facebook page 

For those of you currently volunteering with Glasgow Life, please visit for more information on current advice and restrictions that may impact your availability to volunteer. 

 If you cannot attend your volunteering session as planned, please don’t worry we understand please contact your Volunteer Coordinator and we can make alternative arrangements.

Volunteer Scotland launch Radio V: bringing together Scotland’s Volunteers. Tune in for friendly, uplifting and rewarding stories from people of all ages and backgrounds from our volunteering communities across Scotland. 

Want to use this time to further develop your volunteering skills?

We have hand-picked FREE online courses we think you may find interesting;

Cancer Awareness delivered by Macmillan Cancer Support

Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market delivered by Open Learn

Foundations in Dementia  delivered by Future Learn

De-mystifying mindfulness delivered by Future Learn


Looking for other things to do during lock down?

Research your family history 

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eMusic 

Working (out) from home with Glasgow Club 

Low-impact easy exercise perfect for beginners, take part while sitting in your chair if needed

Volunteer from home with online volunteering opportunities 

Looking for good sources of information and support?

Information on bereavement, heath & well being, financial and more