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Update on Paid Work Placements

GCVS is a proud partner in the Paid Work Placements programme, supporting Glasgow-based organisations to help people with barriers to employment.   Building valuable skills and experiences This month, the final... Read more

Now Recruiting Paid Work Placements

Opportunities Now Live We launched the Paid Work Placements programme in June this year when we invited public, voluntary, and private organisations to apply and host work placements. Glasgow City... Read more
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Sign up for Multiply

GCVS is delighted to be able to provide the Multiply Numeracy Core Skills course, funded by the Glasgow Multiply Grant Scheme. This opportunity allows learners to improve their practical numeracy skills while gaining... Read more
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Emerging Leaders

Celebrating 50 years of GCVS with fully-funded opportunities for the leaders of tomorrow To honour the 50th anniversary of GCVS, we are pleased to offer 50 fully funded places on... Read more
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Paid Work Placement Partnerships with GCVS

GCVS is developing a partnership proposal for the delivery of the forthcoming Paid Work Placements contract from Glasgow City Council. As part of this we are interested in building a... Read more

Local Employability Partnership Opportunities

Glasgow City Council will shortly be commissioning three contracts on behalf of the Local Employability Partnership.  They anticipate that successful bids are likely to come from collaborations of organisations, with... Read more
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No One Left Behind – Employment Programme 

The Scottish Government have provided funding for Local Employability Partnerships to deliver intermediate employment opportunities for people 25+ experiencing Long Term Unemployment. This is defined as 12 months or more... Read more

Help Your Organisation with Cyber Security

FREE Cyber Resilience Training Available to individuals working for organisations in the Third Sector. Making small changes can have a big difference to help your organisation's cyber security. Learn the... Read more

Enrol for an SVQ in Community Development

One of our SVQ suite of awards which continues to grow in popularity is Community Development. Like all SVQ’s, the Community Development awards offer candidates the chance to gain an... Read more

Young Person’s Guarantee

You may have seen our social media and blog posts regarding the Young Person’s Guarantee programme. This programme aims to offer young people who face barriers to volunteering, the opportunity... Read more

Job Support Scheme – Q and A

Our Employer Services Manager Natasha Gordon has provided a helpful Q and A on the replacement for furlough (Job Retention Scheme). This is called the Job Support Scheme. You can... Read more


The UK Government’s Kickstart programme aims to create fully subsidised jobs for young people.  GCVS can support you to get involved. Kickstart will provide 100% of the costs to employ... Read more
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