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Men’s 50+ Groups in Belfast – apply now for funding!

10 May 2022

Men’s 50+ Grants to support the Development of Men’s 50+ Groups in Belfast There are a small number of grants available to support the expansion of existing groups engaging men aged 50+ as well as establishing new men’s 50+ groups in Belfast A key outcome for this grant are activities focused on recruiting and retaining […]

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British Red Cross seek volunteers throughout Northern Ireland

10 May 2022

Do you want to make a difference and support the British Red Cross? You can do both when you join them as a Wheelchair Volunteer! The Coronavirus pandemic has meant that people need their support more than ever. By joining the Mobility Aids Team as a Wheelchair Volunteer, you can be there for people when […]

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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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St John Ambulance seeks volunteers throughout NI

4 May 2022

If you’re over 18 and want to help save lives in your community, St John Ambulance NI would love you to join their team. As an event first aider, you’ll provide first aid care to people in need at public events. This volunteer role can see you at professional football matches, theatres, music festivals and […]

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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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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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Join the team at your local Barnardo’s shop

13 April 2022

Make a real difference to disadvantaged children and young people by volunteering at your local Barnardo’s shop.   It’s a great way to help vulnerable children and build your skills.   They’ll give you training and support, and you can choose how much time you volunteer – some volunteers give 2 hours a week, others give 20!  […]

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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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Volunteers wanted for Guide Dogs NI My Sighted Guide service

10 April 2022

Guide Dogs NI are looking for friendly, enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy going for a walk, a coffee and a having a chat. Their My Sighted Guide services matches a person with sight loss with a sighted guide volunteer.  A sighted guide volunteer is someone who helps a person living with sight loss get out and […]

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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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Global Intergenerational Week 2022 (25th April – 1st May)

5 April 2022

Linking Generations NI (LGNI) are passionate about supporting connections between generations in communities and would love your group, organisation, community or setting to get involved! LGNI are leading for NI on Global Intergenerational Week 2022 (25th April – 1st May) and you can join in! Check out their webpage for all information on the week […]

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Nominate your volunteering hero for a Platinum Champion Award

5 April 2022

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to volunteering in Northern Ireland? Royal Voluntary Service, together with its president HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, and in partnership with The Big Jubilee Lunch, have launched the Platinum Champion Awards to recognise and reward volunteers who have given their time to help others in […]

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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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RNID Hearing Aid User Support Service needs your help

22 March 2022

RNID are urgently seeking volunteers in the Southern Trust area (Newry,  Warrenpoint, Kilkeel and the greater Armagh area including Dungannon) Their Hearing Aid User Support Service needs your help to deliver vital services to people living with hearing loss. Volunteers with experience of using hearing aids, or supporting people to use hearing aids, are particularly […]

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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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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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New Training Calendar 22-23 Launched!

1 March 2022

Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd is pleased to launch our new training calendar today.  Most of our sessions are now arranged into different series’ including the popular Leadership Series and Diversity Series.  We also have 3 new series of courses: Building Foundations, Vision & Values and Inclusion.  See below for full details of each series. To […]

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Northern Ireland Regional Advisory Group Chair

28 February 2022

The National Trust in Northern Ireland are looking to recruit a Regional Advisory Group Chair (voluntary position). With a passion for Northern Ireland, you’ll work closely with out Country Director, Leadership Team and Advisory Group to support, advise and enable the National Trust to be for everyone for ever. What’s involved? Our job is to […]

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Volunteer Ambassadors wanted!

25 February 2022

Would you like to find out more about becoming a Volunteer Ambassador at Forth Meadow Community Greenway?   You can play a key role in bringing an unrivalled WOW! experience and a warm welcome to visitors coming to the  Greenway, and help to make this the best visitor experience ever! Full training will be provided (beginning […]

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We Are Supporting Safer Internet Day 2022

8 February 2022

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. This year’s Safer Internet Day 2022 is today (8 February), with celebrations and learning around the […]

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