Recognising the Contribution of Volunteers During Befriending Week
29 October 2020
Befriending Week takes place 1-7 November throughout the UK, raising awareness of befriending and the impact it has on individuals and communities in helping combat feelings of isolation and loneliness. This year, with the impact of Covid19 and with current restrictions leaving many vulnerable people isolated, the Campaign will be shining the spotlight on services […]
Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd have scheduled a new course – The New Environment: Assessing Risk When Developing Volunteer Roles. It will explore why we need to assess risk when developing volunteer roles and how volunteer managers can implement this process within their volunteer programme. Click below to book your place! 4 November 2020 | 10.30am-12.00pm
Earlier this year, a few months after her 4th liver transplant and just 4 days before her 21st birthday, Lucia Quinney Mee died. Even in this immeasurable loss to her family and friends, Lucia’s light and energy continue to inspire and give strength. Lucia was a committed campaigner setting up her own Campaign in 2015: […]
As part of Positive Ageing Month, Raquel & Edel from our Newry office held an online session ‘Volunteering is Good for Your Health!’ They were joined by staff from Rosies Trust and Deafblind NI to discuss local opportunities and why volunteering is good for your health. A recording of the session is below.