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Showcasing-our-Work Part 7: Here’s Bernadette Crilly of The Neurology Support Centre

By |2021-06-03T06:27:39+01:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

Carrying on with our series of stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service, this one comes from Bernadette Crilly, Director of Services at the Neurology Support Centre (https://neurologysc.ie/). Why did you take on volunteers? For various programmes - befriending, gardening, and hospitality. Would you do it again? Yes, definitely. Did you find the [...]

Part 6 Showcasing-our-Work: Introducing Des Kennedy, Volunteer Leader

By |2021-06-02T07:25:44+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

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 sixth of these stories and this one comes from Des Kennedy, Volunteer and Volunteer Leader. A little about me: My name [...]

Showcasing our Work Part 5: Meet Teresa Conway of Havin’ a Laugh, Foróige and the NCBI

By |2021-05-26T21:00:22+01:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

This is Part 5 of the Showcasing-our-Work series of stories of volunteers and non-profits. Introducing Teresa Conway who volunteers at Havin' a Laugh, Foróige and the NCBI. Name: Teresa Conway Where do you volunteer? I volunteer with Havin' a Laugh (https://www.havinalaugh.com/) charity, Foróige (https://www.foroige.ie/, youth organisation) and recently NCBI (https://www.ncbi.ie/) working for people with sight loss. What [...]

Showcasing-our-Work Part 4: This is Monica Mc Elhinney, Focus Ireland and Donal Parsons Trust

By |2021-05-24T08:45:06+01:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

Our Showcasing-our-Work series of stories of volunteers and non-profits who have used our service continues. This time we meet Monica Mc Elhinney of Focus Ireland and the Donal Parsons Trust. What has been your involvement with Sligo Volunteer Centre? Over the years I have engaged with the Volunteer Centre for a few different organisations. The one [...]

Showcasing-our-Work Part 3: Meet Patricia Blee, Big Brother, Big Sister

By |2021-05-20T08:01:07+01:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

NVW Showcasing-our-Work, Part 2: Meet Connie Nell

By |2021-05-18T10:50:30+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

NVW Showcasing-our-Work series kicks off! Introducing Sean Forde

By |2021-05-14T08:52:12+01:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, Trustees|Tags: , , , |

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 May 17th-23rd

By |2021-05-13T10:31:02+01:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Connecting, Free events, News, Recognition, Wellbeing|

  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 [...]

Reflections on National Volunteering Week 2020

By |2020-10-13T11:40:58+01:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: News|

Running last week, September 21st to the 27th, National Volunteering Week 2020 was packed with a range of well-being activities aimed at giving thanks to the local volunteering communities. We, at the Sligo Volunteer Centre, organised a varied, week-long series of events to appeal to as many volunteers as [...]