The Community Fund is seeking ideas from the sector about how to deliver the funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund. Around £16m of Dormant Accounts funding for Northern Ireland has accrued over the last 10 years. It is anticipated that money will continue to be available on an annual basis. The Community Fund is seeking […]
Volunteer Now is appealing to people throughout Northern Ireland to give an hour or more of their time to volunteer for a charity this Christmas. The ChristmasTIME campaign aims to encourage more people to get involved in a one-off or short volunteering opportunity as part of their festive celebrations. Denise Hayward, Chief Executive, Volunteer Now […]
This morning the Department of Communities released their report ‘Statistics on the Experience of Volunteering: Findings from the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey’. The bulletin presents analysis on the following topics: Participation in volunteering; Types of voluntary work; Time spent volunteering; Volunteering experience; Factors that might encourage volunteering. Read the report here.
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 the Campaign will shine the spotlight on health and wellbeing. Here in Northern Ireland Volunteer Now is encouraging people to take a moment […]
Have a look at this great video by Tourism NI – Volunteer Now is so proud to have been part of this Open experience with the support of the wonderful volunteers…you did the place proud, you spirited souls with giant hearts, the performance of a lifetime, you did indeed earn your curtain call! Thank you!
F R E E M E N ‘ S H E A L T H D A Y GIRDWOOD COMMUNITY HUB, Girdwood Avenue, Belfast Friday 18 October 2019 10.30am – 2pm You’re invited to come along for a day of activities, entertainment, clubs, hobbies, games, volunteering, health advice, therapies, pamper sessions and leisure ideas. There […]
Adopt-a-Street is a voluntary initiative launched by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council to help tackle the problem of litter throughout the Borough. They aim to recruit a team of volunteers who wish to take positive action to help keep streets and roads litter free, for their own benefit and the enjoyment of a […]