Glasgow Sport Volunteer Bureau (GSVB)

Latest News from Glasgow Sport Volunteer Bureau (GSVB)

Aug

8

OUTrun are recruiting event Marshalls

Want to get involved in this year's Outrun? Organisers are currently recruiting marshalls for the 5-mile, timed running event around Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park and along the Kelvin Walkway taking place on 20th August 2016.

Taking place the same weekend as Glasgow Pride, OUTrun's underlying aim is to raise awareness of LGBT+ participation in sport. The event has been organised by Glasgow FrontRunners, a Commonwealth Legacy 2014 partner and one of Scotland's largest LGBT+ friendly sports clubs with over 140 members.

With the right environment and support sport is great fun whatever your experience or capability, and regular exercise is hugely important for health and wellbeing. Currently there is a lack of visibility of LGBT+ people in sport, and often people from the LGBT+ community feel sport is not for them. Glasgow FrontRunners are proud to be part of an effort to make a worthwhile change in these areas, and we have organised OUTrun to raise awareness of these issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to marshal the course.

Volunteers will be responsible for ensuring the safety of athletes and members of the public, as well as helping to create a fun and friendly atmosphere during the event. No experience is necessary.

We will provide opportunities for volunteers to come and walk around the course in advance of the race (on the 13th and 19th August).

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Other News

Oct

17

Nominations are now open for 2017 Glasgow's Sports Person of the Year awards.

The nominations are now open for Glasgow's Sports Person of the Year awards. Nominate the coaches, volunteers, organisations and athletes that you believe have made a difference to sport in Glasgow over the past year!

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Sep

28

Glasgow Sport Young Leaders Programme- Applications are now open for our volunteering programme for 14-18 years old,

Glasgow Sport Young Leaders Programme- Applications are now open for our volunteering programme for those aged 14-18 years old.

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Aug

25

The Final Whistle!

Congratulations to Homeless World Cup Legacy Programme voluunteers!

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Aug

17

Recruitment Open - Coach Core 2017/18 Programme

Now recruiting for 2017/18 Sports Coaching Apprentices! Coach Core is a full-time, year-long leadership, training and employability programme.

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Aug

11

Badminton Scotland are once again recruiting volunteer drivers for Badminton World Championships.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our friends at Badminton Scotland are once again recruiting volunteer drivers for Badminton World Championships.

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Jul

28

Volunteer at HSBC UK City Ride Glasgow

Glasgow Sport's partners HSBC & British Cycling are recruiting volunteers to help at this year's
HSBC UK City Ride Glasgow - could you be one of them?

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Jul

27

Glasgow 2018 European Championships Volunteer Programme

Application phase of Glasgow 2018 European Championships Volunteer Programme is coming to a close. Get your applications in before Monday 31st July 2017!

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Jul

20

Volunteer at an event this summer!

Enjoy the buzz of a big event? We are thrilled to see so many great events recruiting volunteers- Get involved today!

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Jul

10

Volunteering in your Pyjamas

Keen to volunteer but short on time ? Jessica tells us how she volunteers with her sport club when dinner's in the oven, at the weekend when still in her pyjamas or on the train during her commute.

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Jul

4

Volunteer drivers for the World Badminton Championships 2017

****Update***Due to the overwhelming response to our recent social media campaign, our friends at Badminton Scotland have now closed applications for volunteer drivers!

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Jun

29

KOREAN & JAPANESE translators required for Badminton World Championships

Do you speak fluent KOREAN or JAPANESE? Want to volunteer at the Badminton World Championships 2017?

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Jun

13

Cycling Volunteering

Want to get more involved with Glasgow's growing cycling community? Join Glasgow Life staff and partners for FREE coffee and cake and discuss....

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May

2

Scottish Sports Futures are recruiting volunteers

Can you spare a couple of hours this weekend? Our friends at Scottish Sports Futures are recruiting volunteers to help at a fun event.

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Mar

27

Glasgow 2018 European Championships Volunteer Programme

Applications now open for Glasgow 2018 European Championships Volunteer Programme !!!!!

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Mar

13

Homeless World Cup Glasgow Legacy Programme Launch Inspiring Book!

Homeless World Cup Glasgow Legacy Volunteer Programme Launch Inspiring Book!

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Mar

2

Will volunteering affect my benefits?

Are you worried volunteering will affect your benefits? The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have published answers to FAQ regarding volunteering and claiming benefits.

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Jan

23

European University Sports Association are recruiting volunteers!

Are you at University? Interested in sports? would like travel abroad? want to volunteer? This one is for YOU! European University Sports Association (EUSA) opens the possibility for students to actively take part in the 19 student sports events as volunteers across Europe.

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Jan

16

2017 Coach Education Dates Announced

Coach Education and Training course dates announced!

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Jan

11

Interested in volunteering in Drumchapel?

Welcome to our newest Provider Enable Scotland- Fortune Works! A Drumchapel based charity working with adults with learning difficulties.

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Jan

5

Fancy getting involved in a Netball event?- no experience necessary

Netball Superleague are recruiting volunteers for home games at Emirates Arena!

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