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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 [...]

Sligo County Council Cathaoirleach’s Awards

By |2020-02-29T14:57:26+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Awards, News, Recognition|Tags: , |

Sligo County Council Cathaoirleach’s Awards were recently launched in County Hall.  The Awards scheme was introduced to honour people who have given special, voluntary service to their community.  The Award categories are: Arts & Culture Young Enterprise of Sligo Award Sports Schools – Group/Class Each category winner will be awarded with a specially commissioned presentation piece [...]

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

By |2020-02-29T14:57:51+00:00September 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.

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