Enniskillen Library Thursday 3rd October 2019 To celebrate Positive Ageing Month, Volunteer Now will be holding an information morning in Enniskillen Library. Please come along on 3rd October 2019 between 10am and 2pm. You will have the opportunity to meet up with your local organisations and find out what they can offer you. Many of […]
The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Councillor Alan Givan, along with members of the Assessment Panel has launched the 2020 Mayor’s Community Awards to acknowledge the outstanding contribution and commitment of volunteers across the council area. We want you to nominate your worthy local individual or group. The seven award categories up for grabs […]
Age-friendly Belfast Invites you to the Age-friendly Belfast Convention 2019 When: Tuesday 1st October Where: Belfast City Hall Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm Come and celebrate International Older Persons Day, Positive Ageing Month, hear progress on the plan and try something new! To register call 028 90270428 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Developing Governance Group has been working on revising the Code of Good Governance to make it easier for trustees to use. The revised Code is now ready for consultation with the sector and will be presented to hear your views. Good governance is essential for the success of any organisation and is now more important than […]
The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland is holding a Volunteers Day at Whitehead Railway Museum in September. This will be an opportunity for members of the public to see what goes on behind the scenes at the RPSI’s headquarters in Whitehead – and to hear all about the opportunities to join the team of volunteers […]
Are you a local social enterprise, community or voluntary group? Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Community Planning Partnership is calling on individuals who are active within the voluntary sector to join the Community and Voluntary Sector Panel. Closing date is 6 October 2019. Find out more here bit.ly/2m8Pon3
The Coleraine Branch of Cats Protection is currently seeking new volunteers to help carry out their vital work in the area (click for more details): Rehoming Team Leader Volunteer Kitten Socialisation Volunteer Fundraising Team Leader Fundraising Volunteer Fosterer Support Volunteer Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Volunteer – Coleraine (Please apply before 16 October 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 […]
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 […]
We’ve moved out of our offices in Shaftesbury Square, and are now located in The Skainos Centre, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 1AF. The Skainos Centre is a modern, easily accessible building boasts a host of environmentally sensitive innovations, ample parking, conference facilities and the Refresh café which is open to the public.
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 […]
SPECIAL OFFER!! The next session of our popular Attracting & Selecting Volunteers course is running on 2 & 3 October 2019 and we have a fantastic special offer – Book your place before 30 September 2019 and get FREE Accreditation! Click here to book your place.