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Who We Are

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.

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Volunteering for a New Decade Conference

15 July 2019

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 […]

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Get in the driver’s seat and volunteer!

17 September 2019

Volunteer Now is currently recruiting volunteer drivers to help transport older, isolated people to essential appointments.  The Driving Scheme is a community car service that provides transport for older people within the Belfast area who have no other way to access healthcare due to social isolation or friends and relatives not having the means to support […]

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Small Capital Grants Programme 2019/20 – Call for Applications

11 September 2019

Co-operation Ireland has been appointed by the Department for Communities (DfC) as the Intermediary Funding Body for the 2019/20 Small Capital Grants Programme for Northern Ireland.   The purpose of this Programme is to promote Partnership and Collaboration among Voluntary and Community organisations. As such the amount of grant available to applicants will be dependent on […]

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Nominations now open for the Older Volunteer Awards

9 September 2019

Do you know an older volunteer who inspires and makes a real difference in their community? Nominations are now open for Belfast City Council’s Older Volunteer Awards. With the support of Volunteer Now, the awards are an opportunity for Belfast-based community and voluntary groups and organisations to recognise the selfless work of their volunteers who are […]

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Volunteering for a New Decade Conference

Nothing stays the same! The environment for volunteering is changing – we need to be prepared and to think creatively about how to involve volunteers in the next decade.

Join us on 5 December at Mossley Mill for a day of innovation, networking and learning to support you as you plan for volunteer involvement to 2030.

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