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Turn Up and Try

If you have registered for a volunteering opportunity and are just waiting to get started or perhaps you’d like to volunteer but don’t want to over commit yourself, have a look at our new calendar of Turn Up & Try Volunteering Opportunities below.  These are one off opportunities currently available with organisations across Northern Ireland where you can get involved in volunteering straight away! Simply call or email the contact for further information and then Turn Up & Try!  There is no long term commitment or obligation and there is a great variety of opportunities to suit everyone.  We’ll be adding new opportunities all the time so visit this page again if there is nothing suitable just now.

NB Please ensure you leave a contact name and number if you plan to attend so the organisers can advise you of the latest arrangements. Should a Turn Up and Try Event be cancelled or postponed, organisers will endeavour to contact you.

Happy Volunteering!

Date & Time   Turn Up and Try Event   Location   If interested contact
             
FEBRUARY 2018
             
Friday 9 February 6.15pm - 9.30pm   TinyLife - Fundraising Volunteers - Volunteers needed to sell Raffle Tickets at the '50 Shades' Opening Night Cinema Screening. (Volunteers will also get to see the film)   Odyssey Cinemas, Belfast   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 10 February   Cavaliers in Need NI - Street Collection - Volunteers needed to help us fundraise in Lisburn.   Lisburn   Contact Cath Soutwell T: 07917 002134 E: cavaliersinneed@gmail.com
             
Saturday 10 February 11am - 3pm   TinyLife - Bag Pack Volunteers - Come along and help us with our fundraising Bag Pack   Asda, The Junction   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 10 February 11am - 3pm   Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership - Right of Way Restoration - Volunteers needed to restore sections of the Cambrook Estate / Father Cullen Park right of way. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear (hiking boots are ideal) and bring a packed lunch. Registration is Essential   Cambrook Estate, Newry / Father Cullen Park, Bessbrook   Registration is Essential - T: 3082 8594 E: volunteer@ringofgullion.org
             
Thursday 15 February   TinyLife -6 Nations Half Time Assessment - 3 Player Panel Fundraiser - Volunteers needed to help at our evening of rugby questions, answers, banter and craic chaired by Andrew Trimble with the help of two of his team mates (TBC)   Greens' Pizzeria, Ballyhackamore, Belfast   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
MARCH 2018
             
Friday 2 March   TinyLife - Johnny Cash Tribute Act Fundraiser - Volunteers needed to help at this event in various roles.   Drummond House, Ballykelly   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 March - 9.30am - 5pm   TinyLife - Irish Golf Expo & Family Fun Day - Volunteers needed to sell tokens for the Family Fun element, sell raffle tickets and collect & promote TinyLife (bear suit)   Titanic Exhibition Centre   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Thursday 15 March   TinyLife - TinyLife Does Strictly - Volunteers needed to sell Raffle Tickets and help with counting.   La Mon House Hotel   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 24 March - 9.15am - 12noon or 4.30pm   TinyLife - Operation Lipstick Ladies Challenge - Volunteers needed to help with registration, Tea/Coffee stand, taking photographs and video footage etc.   Castlewellan Forest Park   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 24 March   Cancer Research UK - Bucket Collection - Volunteers needed to help us raise vital funds. Volunteers need to be 16+   Asda Bangor   Contact Mark McMahon T: 07775 790675 E: mark.mcmahon@cancer.org.uk
             
APRIL 2018
             
Thursday 7 April   TinyLife - Street Collection - Help us to raise vital funds with our street collection in Omagh Town Centre   Omagh   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Friday 20 April   TinyLife - Bag Pack - Volunteers required to help with our bag pack in Tesco's Antrim   Tesco's Antrim   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 21 April   NI Hospice - Hospice Walk Volunteers - Do you have a few hours to spare? We have a range of volunteering roles we need your help with including registration, meet and greet, giving out refreshments and marshalling/stewarding.   Lagan Tow Path amd North Down Coastal Path   Contact Laura Bryce T: 9078 1836 E: laura.bryce@nihospice.org
             
Saturday 21 April   TinyLife - Zip Line Fundraising Event - Volunteers needed in various roles to help with this fundraising event.   Donegall Quay, Belfast   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 28 April   NI Hospice - Hospice Walk Volunteers - Do you have a few hours to spare? We have a range of volunteering roles we need your help with including registration, meet and greet, giving out refreshments and marshalling/stewarding.   Colin Glen Forest Park   Contact Laura Bryce T: 9078 1836 E: laura.bryce@nihospice.org
             
JUNE 2018
             
Sunday 24 June   TinyLife - Abseil Belfast Castle - Volunteers needed to help in various roles at this fundraining event. More information closer to date   Belfast Castle   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
JULY 2018
             
Saturday 28 July   TinyLife - Tandem Skydive - Volunteers needed to help in various roles at the fundraising event. More information closer to date   To Be Confirmed   Contact Sam T 9081 5050 E: sam@tinylife.org.uk
             
ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES
             
Every Thursday and 4th Saturday of month   Belfast Hills Partnership - Conservation Volunteers - activities can range from tree planting, wildflower seed collection, surveys or managing the spread of invasive species.   Across Belfast Hills   Contact Lisa Critchley T: 9060 3466 E: lisa.critchley@belfasthills.org
             
Weekdays   Oxfam Ireland - Warehouse Volunteers needed to help label items for sale in charity shops.   42 The Cutts, Dunmurry   Contact Debora: T: 9062 6073 E:debora.pellegrin@oxfamireland.org
             
Every Saturday 10am - 1pm   Belfast Lough Sailability - Would you like to learn how to sail and help people with disabilities get out on the water? We would like to invite you to this volunteering taster session, weather permitting. You will do practice sessions on the boats, boat maintenance and sailing theory. We also have shore based activities if you don't want to go on the water.   Marina 3, Quayside, Carrickfergus   Contact Gillian McAdam E: belfastloughsailability@gmail.com
             
Various Dates and Times   Assisi Animal Sanctuary - Volunteers required to help with dogwalking, cleaning, socialising cats and rabbits, grooming and giving the animals some TLC! Powerwashing and painting also required (weather permitting)   1 Old Bangor Road, Conlig, Newtownards   Contact Elaine McCrory T: 028 9181 2622 E: elaine@assisi-ni.org
             
Various Dates and Times   Cancer Focus Northern Ireland - Charity Shops - Volunteers required to help in local Charity Shops.   Cancer Focus Charity Shops - Bangor, Lisburn, Newtownards, Belfast   Contact Morag Chambers T: 9066 3281 E:moragchambers@cancerfocusni.org.
             
Various Dates and Times   The Conservation Volunteers Action Team - Volunteers needed to work on practial seasonal tasks ie. tree planting, woodland management, pathwork, fencing etc. across Belfast and beyond. Learn new skills and meet new people. Accredited training, driving and project leader opportunities also avaiilable.   Various   Contact E: n.walker@tcv.org.uk T: 9064 5169