Volunteer Now is the lead organisation for promoting and supporting volunteering across Northern Ireland. We build recognition for volunteering and celebrate the contribution volunteers make. We provide access to opportunities and encourage people to volunteer. We are a resource for volunteer involving organisations providing support on involving volunteers, governance and safeguarding.
We are coming up to our 10th Anniversary and new premises in Belfast are top of the list of exciting new developments. We’re moving out of our offices in Shaftesbury Square, and from 23 August 2019 we will be located in The Skainos Centre, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 1AF. It will take us a […]
Date: 5 December 2019 Venue: Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey Bill Gates said “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.” Nothing stays the same! The environment for volunteering is changing – we need to be prepared and to think creatively […]
Big congratulations to Holywood Family Trust and Mindwise who both successfully renewed their Investing in Volunteers Awards on 31 July 2019! Also to our friends in the Republic of Ireland – Alone and STEPS Engineers Ireland. Find out more about how you can achieve Investing in Volunteers here.
Aim: To support the Development of Men’s 50+ Groups in Belfast The focus of this programme is on supporting both the expansion of existing men’s 50+ groups and the establishment of new men’s 50+ groups in Belfast. Objectives The main objective of this grant is to increase the membership of the group. The proposal may encourage […]