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Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration events Grant Funding

24 January 2022

On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.  To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives will take place throughout the year, culminating in a four […]

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Volunteers wanted for QUB Dietary Study

18 January 2022

Are you interested in improving your diet?   Researchers at the Centre for Public Health at Queen’s University Belfast are undertaking the PAD-Q study to find out if personalised dietary advice, based on both markers of dietary intake measured in urine and a diet quality assessment, can improve diet quality and other risk factors for […]

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UK Volunteering Forum Seeks Chair for Quality Assurance Panel for Investing in Volunteers

17 January 2022

The Investing in Volunteers (IiV) quality standard is jointly owned by the four members of the UKVF (NCVO, Volunteer Now, Volunteer Scotland and Wales Council for Voluntary Action) to promote the development of good practice in volunteer management. UKVF partners are seeking to recruit a new independent Chair for the IiV Quality Assurance Panel, whose […]

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Minority Ethnic Development Fund 2022-25

11 January 2022

The Executive Office opened the Minority Ethnic Development Fund (MEDF) 2022-25 in December 2021. The MEDF provides support for voluntary and community organisations working with minority ethnic people and groups.  The aim of the Fund is to assist minority ethnic and local community organisations to promote good relations between people of different ethnic backgrounds. Please […]

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VOLT Session: Let’s Celebrate Your Role as Volunteer Managers

10 January 2022

Volunteer Organisations Linking Together (VOLT) are free sessions for those who want to focus on a volunteering issue with other like-minded individuals. Join Us! An opportunity to network and share! Join us on Tuesday 18 January 2022 when you can meet and catch up with others in the Voluntary & Community Sector about all things […]

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Merry Christmas!

22 December 2021

Our offices will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 24th December to Monday 3rd January, and we’ll be back on Tuesday 4th.  Feel free to get in touch with us using the contact forms on our website or email info@volunteernow.co.uk and we’ll get back to you then. Merry Christmas and a Happy New […]

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Department for Communities COVID Recovery Programme

20 December 2021

On Friday 17 December 2021, the DfC published details of 2021/22 financial support for not-for-profit organisations affected financially by the COVID 19 pandemic. Grant awards of up to £50,000 are available. In some exceptional circumstances grants higher than £50,000 may also be awarded. There will be seven awarding bodies and applicants can choose which body […]

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January 2022 Training: Leadership & Why It Matters

16 December 2021

The first session in the next round of our Leadership Series of courses is Leadership & Why It Matters on Tuesday 11 January 2022.  During the session, you will examine the difference between management and leadership, look at why leadership matters and what can be most difficult and challenging about leadership of an organisation, programme […]

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Recognising and Celebrating Volunteers!

15 December 2021

During 2021 a number of volunteer groups got to celebrate the biggest achievement of their lifetime.  Some of the Awardees for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service from both 2020 and 2021 took an opportunity when COVID restrictions eased to organise an event and welcome the Lord Lieutenant for their County to present their Award.  […]

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The National Lottery Community Fund NI’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) Communities pilot programme

15 December 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund Northern Ireland’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) Communities pilot programme is now open for applications in Northern Ireland. Since February 2021, they have worked closely with groups and individuals from B.A.M.E. communities to co-design this pilot funding programme to ensure National Lottery funding supports people from B.A.M.E. communities in […]

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RSPB seeks new volunteers in Fermanagh

13 December 2021

County Fermanagh boasts among the most stunning landscapes in Northern Ireland including the beautiful sweeping islands of Lough Erne, the ‘Stairway to Heaven’ of Cuilcagh Mountain and links to the rugged Irish coast of Donegal. The nature and wildlife that these landscapes provide presents a fantastic opportunity to engage local people in the nature on […]

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Leadership Courses

8 December 2021

We have scheduled another round of the Leadership series of courses for January.  The series consists of 4 different, but complimentary sessions and each session covers a different topic regarding leadership of an organisation, programme or project. Some of the topics explored over the series are leadership styles, communication styles, why leadership matters, conformity, how […]

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Volunteer Now’s Conference for Youth Groups in Northern Ireland

1 December 2021

Join us for our regional Conference on Wednesday 8 December 2021 from 6.00-8.00pm (via Zoom) with the theme: The Opportunities and Challenges to meaningful youth volunteering for 14-25 year olds This conference will be suitable for any youth, community groups and organisations in Northern Ireland who are registered with the Education Authority, and also their […]

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Redevelopment of DIY Committee Guide Website

30 November 2021

Volunteer Now are seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced individual or consortium of individuals to undertake a redevelopment of www.diycommitteeguide.org, the online governance resource, working closing with the Developing Governance Group and staff in Volunteer Now.  Content for the site will be separately redeveloped. This work is required to ensure that the website has been […]

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Only 1 Week Until Our Conference!

25 November 2021

Volunteering: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow Thursday 2 December 2021, 10am – 3pm Join us next Thursday when we will be joined by leading experts like Scott Millar from Volunteering Victoria, Tiger de Souza from National Trust, Rob Jackson from Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd and others. We will hear about reflections on volunteering in […]

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Inclusion & Diversity Session 4

23 November 2021

Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd, in partnership with JoinHer, bring you the last session in a series of four 2-hour sessions on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Equality. The fourth and final session is on Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 10am-12pm and is titled: Investing Together Yearly: Practical Steps to Change Your Organisation Join us as we explore […]

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Are You Winter Ready?

19 November 2021

At National Energy Action (NEA NI) we are concerned that higher energy prices, reduced incomes, and leaky, inefficient housing could put many households in Northern Ireland at increased risk of fuel poverty this coming winter.  These increases come at a time when many household budgets are already stretched thin. However, at NEA we know that […]

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Join our Youth Conference Planning Group!

16 November 2021

Does your organisation offer volunteering opportunities or are you aged 14-25 and volunteering yourself?  We want to hear from you! We’d love you to be a part of our ‘Planning Group’ & maybe have a role to play in our Conference that is taking place via Zoom on Wednesday 8 December 2021, 6 – 8 […]

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Does your group have any festive volunteering opportunities?

11 November 2021

Does your group have volunteering opportunities with a festive vibe that you need volunteers to help with?  Many folk are especially keen to volunteer on the run up to Christmas (and even wanting to help on Christmas Day itself!)  If you do have any opportunities you need additional help with, please upload them to your account […]

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Have you volunteered during the pandemic? Are you volunteering at the moment?

11 November 2021

If you answered yes to any of these questions you might like to join one of our workshops where together we will reflect on your wellbeing as a volunteer.   You will learn what actions you can take to keep yourself well, whilst doing the very important role of supporting others. Get in touch if you […]

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Only 3 Weeks To Go!

11 November 2021

It is only 3 weeks until our major online volunteer conference – Volunteering: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow! Join us on Thursday 2 December 2021 to hear from leading experts from across the world, like Scott Millar, CEO, Volunteering Victoria, Rob Jackson, Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd and Tiger de Souza MBE, National Trust and […]

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Revised Code of Good Governance Launched!

10 November 2021

The 3rd edition of the Code of Good Governance has been launched by Nicole Lappin, Chief Charity Commissioner on 2 November 2021. The Code of Good Governance is a voluntary set of standards on good governance practice for the boards of voluntary and community organisations produced by the Developing Governance Group.  The pocket-sized booklet of earlier […]

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Inclusion & Diversity Session 3

9 November 2021

Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd, in partnership with JoinHer, bring you a series of four 2-hour sessions on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Equality. The third session is on Tuesday 23 November 2021 at 10am-12pm and is titled: Research & Strategy: Take time to investigate & plan for your organisation Join us as we explore and learn new […]

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FREE Safeguarding Training in Fermanagh & Omagh

8 November 2021

Free Online Training for Voluntary & Community Groups in the Fermanagh & Omagh District Council Area Keeping Children Safe: Designated Officer Refresher Training This course covers the role and responsibilities of the Designated Officer, Health & Social Care Trusts structures and processes, issues and experiences around referrals and sharing information and recent developments in safeguarding […]

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The New Environment: Support & Supervision of Volunteers

5 November 2021

The next session of our course The New Environment: Support & Supervision of Volunteers is on Thursday 25 November 2021. During this session you will examine why support and supervision is important for volunteers and also your organisation.  We will look at good practice and how we ensure we are being proactive and not reactive […]

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Less Than 1 Month To Go!

4 November 2021

It is now less than 1 month until our major online volunteer conference – Volunteering: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow! The conference, on Thursday 2 December 2021, will hear from leading experts from across the world, like Scott Millar, CEO, Volunteering Victoria, Rob Jackson, Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd, Tiger de Souza MBE, National Trust […]

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Harkin International Disability Summit

3 November 2021

Belfast International Conference Centre, Belfast 7- 8 June 2022 Following the success of the Harkin International Disability Employment Summit in Iowa in 2021, The Harkin Institute can’t wait to bring the Summit to Belfast, working in partnership with the Northern Ireland Executive’s Department for Communities. Harkin Belfast 2022 will provide a platform for individuals and […]

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Age 14-19? Join our Social Action Programme!

3 November 2021

Building up Good Relations through a young people’s Social Action Programme What is it? T:BUC – Together; Building a United Community. Through this Social Action Programme we can build up good community relations within the areas we live, go to school and socialise in.   The programme will provide a range of opportunities for young people […]

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Recognition for Borough’s Blooming Brilliant Volunteers

2 November 2021

Mayor of Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, Cllr William McCaughey, recently announced the winners of the Volunteer of the Year, Young Volunteer of the Year and Outstanding Contribution to in Bloom awards, which are part of the Mid and East Antrim in Bloom Community Competitions. Cllr McCaughey said: “These awards are specifically for the […]

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Launch of the Revised Code of Good Governance

21 October 2021

Nicole Lappin, Chief Charity Commissioner, will officially launch the 3rd edition of the Code of Good Governance for the voluntary and community sector at a special seminar for Trustees Week on Tuesday 2 November 2021 at 4-5pm. The Code of Good Governance is a voluntary set of standards on good governance practice for the boards […]

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