Environmental Volunteering: A Case Study with The Belfast Hills Partnership
The Belfast Hills Partnership (BHP) is an independent charity which seeks to improve how the hills are managed. We do this by working with our partners including local councils (Belfast City, Lisburn and Castlereagh Borough Council, and Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council), government departments, community groups, nature conservation organisations and businesses committed to caring for […]
Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership: A Case Study
The Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership was established after receiving a Heritage Lottery Award and the four-year funded project is now within its last year. As a result of the success of the project they are hoping to secure a five-year volunteering project to ensure its sustainability and impact. The aim of the Partnership is […]
St Dominic’s have been delivery partners of the Millennium Volunteer award since 2012. Volunteer Coordinator The school has opted to appoint a Volunteer Co-ordinator to promote and support pupil volunteering, both within school and within our local & wider community. The school coordinates the timetable to match one period of the Volunteer Co-ordinator’s timetable with […]
Enniskillen Hospital “I enjoyed the hospital as I wish to continue in 3rd level education in the field of nursing. this gave me an opportunity to see the workings of the hospital and it has made me determined to continue in this field. I’m interested in the sporting world as well, as I volunteered to […]
The Women and Family Health Ward in Omagh Hospital, Parkview Nursing Home and The Saturday Club. “I really enjoyed my time in the Omagh Hospital as it further amplified my views on nursing, the good and the other. I have been lucky enough to have been selected for an interview at a Welsh University and […]
I would encourage other young people to become millennium volunteers as the opportunities are endless and the rewards go so much deeper than just getting a certificate; you get the chance to better your community, peers and yourself.