Hawk’s Well Theatre Cultural Companions – A new network for people interested in arts and culture

By |2019-09-16T11:10:11+01:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: News, Older people|Tags: , , |

An exciting new programme to encourage particularly older people to go along to the theatre and have a ready made social network to go with! Open day on 3rd October 11am-2pm in the Hawkswell to find out more.

Sligo- Get nominating: The Search is on for Ireland’s Volunteer of the Year

By |2019-09-16T10:46:38+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Awards, News, Recognition|Tags: , , |

Nominations are now open for the Volunteer Ireland Awards. There are 10 categories that you can nominate people in and there is a special commendation for Volunteer Manager of the Year as well. Everyone who is nominated gets an acknowledgement card from Volunteer Ireland. It is simple to nominate - come on Sligo - lets get some nominations in.

Sligo Volunteer Centre delighted to have been part of Tubbercurry Old Fair Day

By |2019-08-15T16:47:26+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Festivals, News|Tags: , , , , |

We were delighted to be part of Tubbercurry Old Fair Day for a 3rd year running. We had a great day chatting to locals and visitors alike. Tubbercurry Old Fair Day is such a positive example of community volunteerism in action and it is a great day out for the whole family.

Series of Group Webinars & Networking on Good Governance being rolled out in Sligo this Autumn

By |2019-07-24T14:07:50+01:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

We recognise that working for the community is hard work, and the growing number of requirements on community groups to conform to certain governance practice is increasingly forcing volunteers out of the sector. in partnership with Sligo PPN, the Carmichael Centre & Volunteer Ireland we are offering a series of group webinars and networking events on governance issues to support local community groups.

Dealing with Challenging Situations Training

By |2019-07-24T13:24:13+01:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: News, Training|Tags: , , |

Working with volunteers can present certain challenges. It is human nature to want to put if off in the hope that it will sort itself out! Addressing difficulties as early as possible will help to avoid an escalation that will demand more of your valuable time. This workshop will give you the skills and confidence to face these situations.

European Volunteering Capital 2017 launched

By |2019-07-22T11:58:57+01:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: European Volunteering Capital 2017|Tags: |

Spectacular night promoted by Sligo County Council to launch Sligo's designation as European Volunteering Capital 2017 in Sligo celebrated Sligo – its people, its culture, its landscape and its history.