Welcome to GCVS.

At GCVS, we’re here to support community groups, voluntary organisations, and social enterprises with the help and training they need to succeed. By strengthening Glasgow’s voluntary sector, both citizens and communities benefit.

Learn more about the services and guidance we can provide to support your sustainability and development. We also offer a unique membership programme.

Help us build a strong voluntary sector in Glasgow


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Services we offer.

  • Support and Services

    We provide advice, training, services and resources to community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Please register to access free support available in Glasgow, thanks to our funding.

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  • Payroll and Finance

    Our team support hundreds of voluntary organisations each month. Their comprehensive payroll and finance services leave you time to focus on what matters most to your group or organisation.

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  • HR and Health & Safety

    Many rules and regulations apply to employers, including HR and health and safety. We offer one-to-one advice as well as regular training courses designed specifically for the voluntary sector.

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  • Workplace Qualifications

    We offer learning and development opportunities that reflect the needs of Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our workplace qualifications, including SVQs, help to strengthen the skills of our workforce.

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  • Training – What’s On?

    Teams across GCVS deliver regular training and support designed to help upskill those working in the sector. Explore upcoming training and events, and remember to log in first to ensure you see any discounts you are eligible for.

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  • Room Hire

    The Albany Centre on Ashley St, Glasgow offers a range of meeting and event facilities for our voluntary sector colleagues. Get in touch with your needs. Make sure to log in for membership discounts.

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Featured Projects.

Workforce Development

Multiply Numeracy Course

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The Multiply Numeracy Core Skills course allows learners to improve their practical numeracy skills and provides a recognised qualification. Its completely free for those eligible as it’s fully funded through the Multiply Grant. Rather than concentrate on complex mathematical ideas and concepts, this course aims to develop tools that are useful in daily life. It can […]
The Glasgow Wellbeing Fund provides small grants of up to £10,000 for projects that improve mental wellbeing in the city. The fund aims to support small to medium sized community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises to deliver adult mental wellbeing projects across the city’s diverse communities. It is resourced by the Scottish Government, and […]

Workforce Development

Paid Work Placements

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Paid Work Placements will provide 90 residents of Glasgow facing barriers to employment with an opportunity to work on a paid placement at the Real Living Wage. The programme is funded by Glasgow City Council and delivered by GCVS with our partners Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Enable Scotland, CEMVO Scotland, and Move On. Placements can be provided by public, private and third […]

Partnership and Collaboration

No Wrong Door

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Glasgow is a great city, but poverty and its associated impacts continue to harm too many of our citizens. This is morally unacceptable and we must work together to tackle, prevent and ultimately eradicate poverty. Such an ambitious goal requires a radical redesign of how organisations in the city work with the people they serve […]
Improving connections with, and for, people over 60 and their carers Community Connectors is a free, confidential service connecting older people and their carers to local services, facilities and activities.  Since 2015, GCVS has successfully developed the Community Connectors project, providing older people better access to information and, if they so wish, supporting them in accessing […]
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