GCVS is the main development agency and advocate for voluntary and community organisations in Glasgow and a key partner in Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface.
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Tackling Loneliness – Third Sector Solutions



A Connected Scotland: The Scottish Government recently published their Strategy for tackling social isolation and loneliness.

Come along to our event on the 30th April, to hear more about the Strategy, and the work of third sector organisations and services, from Christina McKelvie MSP, Minister for Older People and Equalities.

Become a Member

When you join our membership of 600+ third sector organisations you can take advantage of a wide range of support and resources that will help your organisation to function effectively, to develop and become sustainable, and to unite as a strong collective voice.

Human Rights Defenders Network

11th April, 10am – 1pm

If you work in social care, health, housing, education or enabling access to justice you are a human rights defender.

If you are a trade unionist, an advocate, build capacity or campaign for improvements in publicly funded services, then you are a human rights defender too.

Join us as we discuss establishing a Human Rights Defenders Network in Glasgow

Hire the Albany

The Albany Learning and Conference Centre is a dedicated development centre for Glasgow’s Third Sector. At the Albany Centre, GCVS provides training and customised learning delivered by Third Sector experts and tailored to meet the needs of staff, managers, volunteers and Board members.

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We provide an extensive and growing range of practical and technical learning support services to improve third sector organisations’ management, governance and sustainability.

Our Services

GCVS offers a comprehensive range of services for third sector organisations whether you need HR advice or payroll and financial services – we are here to help make your work easier.

Employers’ Advice

Do you need help with the responsibilities of being an employer or managing staff?

Few small voluntary organisations can afford to employ an HR specialist, and that’s what our service offers you.
Help when you need it…and before!

Payroll And Finance

GCVS can make paying your staff hassle-free!

We currently provide a Payroll service to around 250 voluntary organisations. Our clients benefit from a comprehensive service, meaning we do everything for you from start to finish, including workplace pensions. We offer various payment frequencies for your staff including – monthly, four weekly, fortnightly and weekly.

Our Projects

Find out more about the specific agendas that we are currently involved in.

Community Connectors

Improving connections with and for people over 60 and their carers…

A free and confidential service, connecting older people and their carers to local services, facilities and activities, and providing them with tailored and informed support

Everyone's Children

The Everyone’s Children project promotes and supports third sector organisations in Glasgow that provide services to children, young people and families.

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The staff at GCVS produce a range of newsletters and bulletins to support the various projects and services that we deliver, sign up here!