Month: May 2017

Blog: Reflecting on National Volunteering Week 2017

National Volunteering Week 2017 has come and gone and now is the perfect time to reflect not just on the week but on volunteering in general.

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Blog: Allie Sheehan: Young Community Leader

Allie Sheehan volunteers with Young Community Leaders – a programme which enables young people to develop practical skills for personal,

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Blog: My Volunteering Journey: As an Individual, an Employee, and an Entrepreneur

Patrice Fanning founded TWi (Technically Write IT) in 2011, having recognised an opportunity for an Irish-based company to

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Blog: Youth Mentoring at Le Chéile

Cathy is a Youth Mentor with Le Chéile who provide a mentoring service to young people involved with Young Person’s

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News: Report On Impact of Volunteering on Health and Well-Being Launched

To celebrate National Volunteering Week 2017, Volunteer Ireland launched a new report exploring the impact of volunteering on the health and well-being of volunteers.

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“The lads” that give us a hand!

Lisa Dolan is an Archivist and Volunteer Project Coordinator at the Military Archives and she tells us about her much loved volunteers. It’s so easy for me to identify the positives of working with our Military Archives’ volunteers aka “The

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A Day in the Life: Senior Helpline

Senior Help Line is open every day of the year from 10am to 10pm with two volunteers on each rota duty. The first call will

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Checking in with Sligo – European Volunteering Capital 2017

Ciara Herity is the Manager of the Sligo Volunteer Centre. Sligo has the presitigious honour of being the 2017 European Volunteering Capital. Ciara tells us how it all began and what's going on now. The idea of applying for the

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Volunteering Helped Me Find My Vocation

Gráinne Flynn has been volunteering for 10 years. Living with Type 1 Diabetes, Gráinne was keen to meet and help other people in her situation. She never imagined how much volunteering could change her life. I’ve been volunteering for 10

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