New Pilot Volunteer Programme Launched

The Community Volunteers is a new pilot programme that offers a new way to bridge the gap between communities that need support and the people who want to help.

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We need your input for a European study about quality in youth volunteering

We need your input

The #eQyvol project aims at defining and disseminating across the EU the first European Quality Standards in Youth Volunteering. The partners of the eQyvol project (www.eqyvol.eu) are carrying out a European study about quality in youth volunteering. The results will

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Second partners meeting of eQyvOL Erasumus+ project

eQyvol Erasmus+ projet

On 1st September 2021, the second meeting of the eQyvol project took place online. In this meeting, the project partners defined the methodology for the consultation that we will carry out in all EU countries in order to identify the most commonly used

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Kickoff meeting of the project European Quality Standards in Youth Volunteering

eQyvol Erasmus+ projet

On 8th June, the kickoff meeting of the European project European Quality Standards in Youth Volunteering took place online. The project aims at defining and disseminating across the EU the first European Quality Standards in Youth Volunteering. In this first

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Blog: Virtual Volunteering at Volunteer Ireland

In our first blog of 2021, Mark O’Connor tells us of his unique experience of doing his student placement remotely with Volunteer Ireland. 

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BLOG: 2020 Advocacy – A year in review

Volunteer Ireland’s Public Affairs Officer, Heber Rowan, takes a look back at the last year and how our advocacy efforts strengthened and evolved throughout the year.  2020 was a year unlike any other. It was a year that showed the value of volunteering

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75% of population volunteered during pandemic

According to new Ipsos MRBI statistics commissioned by Volunteer Ireland, three-quarters of the population volunteered their time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March this year. The most popular activities were grocery shopping (40%), befriending someone who was

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Volunteer Ireland Welcomes Ireland’s First National Volunteering Strategy

National Volunteering Strategy

Volunteer Ireland has welcomed the publication of Ireland’s first National Volunteering Strategy, launched by Minister Joe O’Brien On December 5th 2020. The five year strategy lays out a comprehensive plan to foster and support volunteering well into the future. The

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Volunteer Ireland Achieves Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard

Investing in Volunteers

Volunteer Ireland is delighted to announce that we have achieved Investing in Volunteers (IiV), the international quality standard for excellence in volunteer management. We are proud to join the growing number of volunteer involving organisations in Ireland to achieve the

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Invitation to Tender: Volunteer Ireland Website

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1. Introduction 1.1 About Volunteer Ireland Volunteer Ireland is the national volunteer development organisation and a support body for all local Volunteer Centres and Volunteering Information Services in Ireland. We work to support, promote and celebrate volunteering. We do this

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