It is here. My very last blog post for GWL now that my internship is coming to an end. As farewells are never easy by their nature, I thought long and hard about the tone of this blog post. Should I give it the mournful voice of my heart? Or should I make this a […]
Our intern Jeanette just published her last monthly blog post before her return back to Germany. We will greatly miss her!
Alice started volunteering at the library in 2009 and now, after helping on a number of projects, she works for us as a sessional tutor with the national lifelong learning project. Here Alice talks about her journey with GWL
Would you like to help out with a mass participation documentary film project, Northern Lights?
To help widen access to the project and support the facilitation of the workshops, we are looking for:
– Social Media Volunteers to collect information from the workshops and participants to be used on Facebook and Twitter
– Digital Media Volunteers to digitise workshop participants’ footage once the workshops have taken place
If you have professional photographic experience (either stills or video) and/or experience of capturing audio for oral history and synching with video, we would love to hear from you.
Reading and talking about books in a supportive group can improve well being, improve skills and even be inspirational. Could you help the library’s national lifelong learning programme develop a reading circle for women in the Dumfries area? GWL has a range of national resources for women, including a satellite book collection in the […]
Are you interested in promoting women’s wellbeing and encouraging them to celebrate their lives and share their stories with others? We are looking for volunteers to help with our new Personal History Tours project aimed at women in Castlemilk and the Gorbals. This project will support 20 women to create personal history tours in their […]
Would you like to join our team of welcoming and energetic reception volunteers? Reception volunteers are key to making GWL a warm welcoming place that women want to come to time and time again. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with reception cover on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday mornings. Reception volunteers must have […]
Volunteer role: Finance Volunteer Type of work: Data Inputting, Counting Petty Cash Supervision: Admin & Finance worker Average weekly hours required: Minimum of 3.5 hours, daytime on Thursdays Minimum period of volunteering required: 4 months Volunteer tasks description: The main focus of this volunteer post will be to assist the part-time Admin & Finance Worker […]
The Library’s Adult Literacy and Numeracy (ALN) project is looking for volunteer tutors to support women to develop their literacy and numeracy skills, in group and one to one sessions.