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.
Volunteer Now is thrilled to have officially launched our new volunteering opportunity search portal in conjunction with the Be Collective platform. This new platform, a first in Europe, cohesively connects volunteering, organisations, outcomes and social value through innovative social infrastructure and for the first time quantifies volunteering contribution by giving individuals and businesses a social […]
How Can We Recognise People Volunteering Their Time in N Ireland?
31 January 2020
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest civil Award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Any group doing volunteer work that provides a social, economic or environmental service to the local community can be nominated […]
Congratulations to the following organisations who successfully achieved the Investing in Volunteers Award! Action Cancer Belfast Hills Partnership Brain Injury Matters Lagan Valley Regional Park Southern Health & Social Care Trust Ulster Wildlife Want to know more? Investing in Volunteers (IiV) is the UK quality standard for all organisations which involve volunteers in their work. […]