The Volunteer Charter – Consultative Workshop Series and Surveys!

By |2023-10-10T16:00:10+01:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: News, policy, strategy|

Volunteer Ireland and the network of Volunteer Centres are looking for input from volunteer involving organisations for the creation of two charters, one for Organisations and one for volunteers. Once developed, these codes will be made available to Volunteer Involving Organisations and used to clarify expectations from both volunteers and organisations, when volunteer takes up a [...]

October VIS

By |2023-09-27T10:09:46+01:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: Free events, News, Uncategorized|

Want to find out about volunteering in Sligo Town and County? Then this is the session for you! Come along to the Volunteer Centre for an informal information session on volunteering. Olivia and Charlotte will run you through how to register to volunteer, how to apply for roles and we'll showcase some of our current roles [...]

2023 Volunteer Ireland Awards

By |2023-08-23T16:58:10+01:00August 15th, 2023|Categories: Awards, News, Recognition|

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Volunteer Ireland Awards! The Volunteer Ireland Awards are the major national initiative to celebrate volunteers in Ireland. They take place annually and shine a light on the immense contribution volunteers make to communities across Ireland. Anyone can nominate a volunteer, and the 11 categories are: Arts, Culture & Festivals [...]

Monthly Volunteering Feature – August

By |2023-08-14T15:20:02+01:00August 14th, 2023|Categories: News|

Be a Volunteer, Become a Friend While volunteering to knit for charity “I met new FRIENDS”, Olha Becoming a volunteer is a great way to meet new people, and you can make really great new friends. When you sign up to become a volunteer you choose what activity gives you joy, and the cause you want [...]

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 [...]

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