GovanHELP - News GovanHELP - News GovanHELP - News en-gb Copyright 2020 GovanHELP. All Rights Reserved. GovanHELP <![CDATA[Fundraising through Amazon]]> /node/700 /node/700#comments Did you know Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisation of your choice?

We have now registered with AmazonSmile which will help us fundraise money to support our charity and all the good work we do in Greater Govan.

General Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:18:53 +0000
<![CDATA[Parent Volunteer Training]]> /node/698 /node/698#comments Calling all parents of children at Govan High School - would you like to help in school and gain experience of working with children?  Govan H.E.L.P are offering free training for parents to become volunteers within the classroom, this includes a free PVG check and ongoing training and access to accredited qualifications. Training to commence soon so don’t delay get in touch with Sandra at Govan H.E.L.P for more information and register your interest – or call 0141 445 6481.


Community Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:04:34 +0100
<![CDATA[Summer of Fun 2019]]> /node/692 /node/692#comments Summer of Fun! Following conversations with our partners in Govan we noticed there were lots of summer trips and fun days for school age children and limited, free activities for pre-school children. This year we are running sessions and small trips for pre-school children and directing older children to Govan Youth Information Project summer holiday programme. *You must register with GYIP before your child can attend*Keep checking in as we will also share any other local events for families! 


Fun Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:38:39 +0100
<![CDATA[May Bank Holiday]]> /node/689 /node/689#comments Remember both our offices are closed Friday 24th May and Monday 27th May.  Our offices will reopen Tuesday 28th May 2019.

Hope you all enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend!


General Thu, 23 May 2019 14:50:13 +0100
<![CDATA[Parent Helper Volunteers]]> /node/688 /node/688#comments Congratulations to our newest Parent Helpers, who completed their Induction training on Monday 13/05/19. 

We are sure you will enjoy helping at Pirie Park, St Constantine's and Govan Road Campus.


General Mon, 20 May 2019 14:55:10 +0100
<![CDATA[Wanted - Volunteer Befrienders]]> /node/682 /node/682#comments We are looking to recruit some more Volunteer Befrienders.


Would you be interested in giving Govan children a helping hand to access activities in their local community? 


Would you like to develop your skills, experience and enhance your CV?


If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Befriender or would like more information, please contact Annie on 0141 445 6481 or email

General Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:22:09 +0100
<![CDATA[Volunteer Interpreting Recruitment]]> /node/677 /node/677#comments Would you be able to help the Govan community who don't speak English as their first language? 


General Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:44:18 +0100
<![CDATA[New Parent Helpers]]> /node/674 /node/674#comments We would like to congratulate and welcome the latest volunteers who have completed the Parent Helper training in joining Govan HELP.

General Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:16:48 +0000
<![CDATA[WANTED VOLUNTEER INTERPRETERS!]]> /node/670 /node/670#comments
  • Do you speak more than one language?
  • Can you spare 2-3 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months?
  •  Govan Home and Education Link Project is a family education support charity. Volunteer with our service that helps children and families in Govan Develop your skills, experience and enhance your CV The languages we need include:Polish, Mandarin, Arabic, FarsiAnd many others too Interpreters receive induction training and ongoing support.Volunteering provides many learning & social opportunities. For more information please contact Ken Fisher by:

    Vacancies Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:29:19 +0000
    <![CDATA[Free ESOL classes]]> /node/673 /node/673#comments Free ESOL classes run in partnership with Glasgow Clyde College for families whose children attend the following schools and nurseries

    • St. Saviour’s Primary
    • Riverside Primary
    • Pirie Park Primary
    • St. Constantine’s Primary and nursery
    • Broomloan Nursery
    • Govan Family Learning Centre

    A relaxed and friendly class for adults where English is not your first language. Beginners level. Students are required to attend classes every week.

    When: Fridays 930am-1130am (classes do not run on school holidays)

    Where: Govan Road Campus 635 Govan Road G51 2BN

    Unfortunately we cannot provide a creche. If your child is not in school or nursery at this time you will need to arrange alternative child care.

    Please contact Katie on 0141 445 6481 or come along to our drop in for more information or to book a place.

    Community Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:47:09 +0000