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Join us for a Meet and Greet with Rob Wise, founder of Be Collective

24 May 2022

Coming from Australia, Rob will be in Northern Ireland for a couple of days and we would love you to join us so you can get to know him better, understand his motivations, thoughts and aspirations for Be Collective.  It will also be an opportunity to chat to him about how the platform is working […]

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Diversity, Equity & Equality Session 4: Invest Together Yearly

23 May 2022

This last session in a series of four, is all about practical steps to change your organisation.  You can still attend this session even if you did not attend the other three. The make up of organisational culture is changing to be more reflective of the diverse range of individuals, transferable skills and backgrounds.  How […]

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The New Environment: Recruit, Retain, Reward Volunteers June Course

19 May 2022

As we move through the road map out of restrictions, and head towards post pandemic, we understand volunteering has changed for volunteers and volunteer involving organisations. Join Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd on Monday 6 June 2022 for a short session to look at volunteering as we travel through the road map towards post pandemic.  What […]

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Launch of Revised Governance Health Check

18 May 2022

The 3rd edition of the Code of Good Governance was launched last November with the promise of the accompanying resources to be revised.  The members of the Developing Governance Group have been working on revising the governance health check which will be launched at this online event. Date:  Thursday 9 June 2022 Time:  3.30-4.30pm The […]

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FREE Training Places with Halifax Foundation NI!

18 May 2022

We are delighted to be able to offer FREE training places, in partnership with the Halifax Foundation NI!  If you are an organisation with an income of less than £250k then we can offer you a FREE place on the training below. The Leadership Series of Courses: Thinking of Myself as a Leader Do you […]

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iwill Ambassador Applications Open!

10 May 2022

We’re looking for changemakers, trailblazers and community heroes from all over the UK to join the #iwill movement as an Ambassador!  If you know a young person aged 10-25 in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales who is making a positive difference to their community in any way, we’d love to hear from them. #iwill […]

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Publications Section Closed

9 May 2022

Unfortunately the Publications Section of our website will be down for a few days this week.  We are updating the section to make it more user-friendly and easier to navigate, which requires the section to be down for a few days from Tuesday evening.  We apologise for any inconvenience. We will be launching the new […]

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Jubilee Award for National Charities Working with Young People – Applications Open!

5 May 2022

Are you a national charity working to change the lives of young people aged 16-25?  Do volunteers play a role in making this happen?  If so, then you could be eligible for a special Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Volunteering Award. This is a one-off award to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee and the 20th anniversary of The […]

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Celebration Event for Vaccination Centre Volunteers

3 May 2022

Vaccination Programme Volunteers from the British Red Cross, Ulster GAA and Volunteer Now attended a fabulous Celebration Event at Stormont’s Great Hall on Thursday 28 April 2022.

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June Training Offer!

3 May 2022

As promised, we have another training offer for all participants booking onto our Vision & Values Series of courses in June: Book a place on all four Vision & Values courses in June and get a FREE place on any volunteer management course of your choice later in the year – Saving up to £42! […]

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Be Collective: 2nd Birthday!

25 April 2022

Volunteer Now, the lead organisation for promoting and supporting volunteering across Northern Ireland, has achieved some major milestones over the past two years.  With a membership base of nearly 7,000 members, we’ve seen nearly 1,500 volunteer opportunities realised, supporting a significant proportion of communities across Northern Ireland. Just before the outset of the COVID pandemic, […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Legacy Bursary Scheme

12 April 2022

Volunteer Now was delighted to be involved in the launch of the Duke of Edinburgh Legacy Bursary Scheme in memory of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.  The Bursary Scheme, established by Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, was opened by The Lord-Lieutenant of Antrim, Mr David McCorkell and Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Billy […]

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New Chatty Cafe in Ballymena!

11 April 2022

Following on from the success of the Chatty Cafés opened in Cullybackey, Carrickfergus and Larne, Ballymena has opened its first Chatty Café in Ballykeel 1 Moving Forward Breakfast Club. The idea of a Chatty Café is to encourage venues to designate a table and make it available as a ‘chatty table’ where customers can sit […]

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All Ireland Institute of Hospice & Palliative Care seeks new volunteers

8 April 2022

Would you like to use your voice to help those living with a life limiting condition and help to influence developments in palliative care across the island of Ireland? If your answer is yes, AIIHPC would like to hear from you! All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) established Voices4Care in 2013 to […]

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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Nominations Now Open!

6 April 2022

Recognise the volunteers that make our communities better Do you know of a group of volunteers who are making an exceptional impact on a local community?  They could be awarded a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service next year! The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across […]

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Spirit of Volunteering Awards 2022

6 April 2022

Nominations are now open for the Antrim and Newtownabbey Spirit of Volunteering Awards 2022,  an initiative that recognises the hard work and dedication of the Borough’s unsung heroes. Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council want to recognise those who have given much of their time to volunteering, and those who are relatively new to this invaluable service who […]

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Diversity Training OFFER!

5 April 2022

We have ANOTHER training offer for all participants booking onto our Diversity Series of courses in April, May & June: Book a place on all four Diversity courses in April, May & June and get a FREE place on any volunteer management course of your choice later in the year – Saving up to £42! […]

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FREE Accredited Carbon Literacy Training

31 March 2022

Free accredited carbon literacy training is currently available through Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful. The course is being delivered online to environmental charities, community groups, community leaders, youth groups, teachers and tourism businesses across Northern Ireland.  Training slots are available at a variety of times throughout the week to ensure as many people as possible can […]

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Volunteers’ Week 2022 Launch!

30 March 2022

‘A Time to Say Thanks’ to local community heroes this Volunteers’ Week Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June, will honour local volunteers with a week-long programme of events as part of wider UK celebrations. With the countdown now on to Volunteers’ Week 2022, which runs from 1-7 June, Volunteer Now is calling on communities […]

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We’re Hiring!

21 March 2022

Fundraising Manager Volunteer Now is seeking to recruit a team member to lead fundraising for the organisation.  This role will set a clear vision and deliver a long term plan to achieve growth in fundraising income and lead our organisation to deliver this ambition.  This will include a range of fundraising activities from grants, philanthropy […]

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NEW Safeguarding Training Calendar for 2022-23!

15 March 2022

Have you signed up yet? We provide a wide range of Keeping Safe courses at different levels including: On demand induction courses which cover key basic information about safeguarding Introductory level courses which inform staff and volunteers about the legal and policy context of safeguarding, categories of abuse and possible indicators, procedures for reporting concerns […]

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Introduction to Asylum Seeker & Refugee Issues

14 March 2022

This 2 hour training, delivered by Denise Wright of South Belfast Roundtable, aims to give: An introduction to asylum and refugee issues in the UK and NI in particular An overview of the NI Refugee Resettlement Scheme and future Afghan Scheme Facts on numbers, legal status and entitlements of both asylum seekers and refugees An […]

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Small Worlds – Café-Style Workshops

14 March 2022

Small Worlds workshops are café-style events, hosted by members of Belfast Friendship Club. Table hosts share their purely personal perspectives about how they’ve coped with their lives as migrant workers, asylum seekers, refugees, etc.  In this way, participants can have a meaningful encounter with others whose lives and life experience is probably very different from […]

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Revamp of Publications & Publications Section!

10 March 2022

In 2001, Volunteer Now initially developed the As Good As They Give workbook series which provide crucial information on all things volunteer management.  These are divided into 5 workbooks: Planning Volunteer Involvement Attracting and Selecting Volunteers Managing and Motivating Volunteers Managing Volunteer Training Volunteers & the Wider Organisation These workbooks were reviewed in 2012, and […]

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April Training OFFER!

9 March 2022

To celebrate the launch of our new training calendar, we have an offer available for all participants booking onto our new Building Foundations Series of courses in April: Book a place on all four Building Foundations courses in April and get a FREE place on any volunteer management course of your choice later in the […]

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Recording: Supporting Volunteering in a Digital Environment

2 March 2022

The first workshop in a series aimed at developing a network, sharing ideas and supporting volunteering in a digital environment took place on Thursday 24 February 2022. The workshop – Introductions, Adapting & Exploring – introduced and explained the purpose of the project, shared learning from international organisations, explored how to re-engage volunteers online and […]

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Men’s Health Day

1 March 2022

Tuesday 29 March 2022 (10.30am-1.30pm) at Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast Men aged 55+ are invited to come along to our ever-popular Men’s Health Day, where you can find out lots of information and advice relating to your health, therapies available, and even have a free trim at the Hair Bus!  Plus we’ll throw in a […]

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Deadline Extended: Leadership Development Programme for Young Volunteers

1 March 2022

Belfast City Council is delivering a leadership development programme to young volunteers within those numerous organisations who were involved in the provision of services to local residents and homeless people during the lockdown periods of 2020. You can read more about the programme here. LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The closing date for final submission of […]

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Pathway for Volunteering: Research Workshops

1 March 2022

The Learning from Today, Prepared for Tomorrow report was launched in January and tells the story of the impact of the pandemic on volunteering.  No area of volunteering remained undisrupted by the past two years, however, it has also been a time of great change and innovation. Therefore, we need to plan for the future. […]

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Activity Day for Senior Groups in North Belfast, Greater Shankill & West Belfast

1 March 2022

Connecting Older Peoples Groups We would like to invite all senior groups in North Belfast, Greater Shankill & West Belfast to come along to a morning of fun activities, demonstrations, entertainment and refreshments.  You will have the opportunity to visit a variety of information stands hosted by a range of tutors, talk to them first-hand […]

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