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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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