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.
Volunteers’ Week UK 1 – 7 June recognises the contribution volunteers make to our communities every day. In Northern Ireland, Volunteer Now takes the lead in promoting and encouraging volunteer involving organisations to celebrate their volunteers for all the hard work and commitment they offer. Denise Hayward, CEO, Volunteer Now explains: “There are currently over […]
Come along to Erneside Shopping Centre on Tuesday 4th June anytime between midday and 4pm. There will be lots of information about what volunteering opportunities are out there for you. Volunteer Now Drink Wise Age Well Fermanagh Community Transport B-Friend Hub Project Fermanagh BID Prince’s Trust Guide Dogs Women’s Aid Shopmobility If you need any further […]
It’s Translink #GetOnBoard Bus and Train Week 3-9 June!
31 May 2019
Last year Volunteer Now was involved in the recruitment of volunteers to help launch the new Glider Service and during UK Volunteers Week 1-7 June we would like to say a big Thank You for their involvement towards making this service such a success. Volunteer Karolyn Gaston tells us about her experience: I volunteered for […]
BBC Community Life helps Volunteer Now appeal for Befrienders
21 May 2019
Look out for BBC Community Life coming up on 26, 27 & 29 May on BBC1 and BBC2 highlighting our Befriending Scheme and the special bond between volunteer Olivia and client Henrietta. Our Befriending Scheme operates across the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust area. Volunteers help support this vital work with socially isolated older […]