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Home-Start are proud to be part of Good Morning Britain’s 1 Million Minutes campaign again this year. This campaign asks the public to pledge their time to help end loneliness.

Being a parent can be lonely and overwhelming. Home-Start Glasgow South’s works with parents to build on their strengths so that they can give their children the best possible start in life.

Our incredible volunteers are the heart of Home-Start, offering compassionate,  non-judgmental and confidential support that truly makes a difference.

If you would like to pledge your time to Home-Start Glasgow South through the 1 Million Minutes campaign, complete the short form on the Good Morning Britain website HERE and then complete our volunteer application form HERE.

Opportunities we have available through 1 Million Minutes campaign:

Home Visiting Volunteer – 180 minutes a week for 1 year

This role enables volunteers to visit families in their own home to provide practical and/or emotional support. If a family is isolated, they may need support to go to a local group. An overwhelmed parent may need help to organise the household or it could be a mum or dad who just needs someone to talk to. A volunteer can make a big difference in just a couple of hours a week.

Volunteering in the family home can also include English Tutoring or Perinatal Support (for families from pregnancy until child is 2 years old).

The support and friendship you can provide is invaluable, and can help take away some of the stresses of day to day life, enabling parents to cope better with daily tasks and improve their confidence, giving their children the best possible start in life.

Community Champion – 60 minutes a month for 6 months

Community Volunteers support our organisation on an ad-hoc basis with a range of activities that support the breadth of our work. This can be fundraising, promotional campaigns or goods drives.  Typical activities might include bucket collections at events/ supermarkets; leafleting about our services; helping recruit volunteers at events or even supporting online campaigns.

Training dates: No training required for this role however and induction will be given at the time of relevant volunteering opportunities.

If you have any questions about the 1 Million Minutes Campaign or our volunteering opportunities, get in touch by calling us on 0141 570 8735 or email

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