For National Volunteering Week, we are showcasing our work, what we get up to here in the Sligo Volunteer Centre, and how we can help people. We continue our series of stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service and this one comes from Patricia Blee. Here is her story: My name is Patricia [...]
Our National Volunteering Week (NVW) Showcasing-our-Work series at Sligo Volunteer Centre continues! We have compiled stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our services. This is the second of these stories and this one comes from Connie Nell, Volunteer Leader at the Sligo Environmental Network. Here is her story: I’m Connie Nell. I currently volunteer at [...]
This National Volunteering Week (NVW) we want to showcase what we get up to here in Sligo Volunteer Centre and how we can help people. We have compiled a few stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service. This is the first of these stories and this one comes from Sean Forde. Our good friend [...]
NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK 17TH-23RD MAY #NVW2021 #SmallActionsBigImpact National Volunteering Week is almost here and we have 2 great events online plus a coffee promotion to tell you about. - Curious about volunteering? Register on www.I-VOL.ie and come along to a Zoom Volunteer Information Session on Thursday 20th May @1pm Sign up here (https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/142700235245) - Involved [...]
The idea of Social Prescribing is that in addition to the prescription or referrals for counselling etc. a GP can offer someone who is feeling low, they can chat with a Social Prescribing Co-Ordinator who will help them develop an action plan for health and wellbeing by engaging in community activities or other social settings.
Not the most exciting of topics - but a very necessary one. We were delighted to have Kathya O' Neill with us to deliver a short overview of the Charities Regulator and Charities Governance Code as well as some practical financial basics for not for profits. Kathya is a Trustee on our Board, a Chartered Accountant [...]
See details and recording of the first of our Spring Tips and Tricks series where we cover Tips for enhancing your online presence with your social media.
It has been a tough few weeks. Here at Sligo Volunteer Centre we are trying our best to share as many free resources that we can find that people may like to engage with to keep up social connections online for the moment.
UPDATE 07.09.21- Thank you from a recipient! Last November we joined forces with DVAS - Domestic Violence Advocacy Service so people could donate new goods for people fleeing domestic violence. This morning we received a really lovely letter & 2 photos in the post from a recipient of those goods who wants us to pass on [...]