Year: 2018

Domestic Abuse Volunteer Named Volunteer of the Year

Mary Fitzgerald from Co. Clare was today named Christine Buckley Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Ireland Awards. Over 1 million people in Ireland volunteer and these awards aim to say thank you for the hard work, dedication and impact of volunteers across the country.

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My experience as a Charity Trustee

To mark Charity Trustees’ Week, Emma Kerins who is a voluntary trustee with YMCA Dublin tells us what it’s like to be on a charity board.

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Blog: Always learning…

Our Training and Programmes Manager, Stuart Garland, reminds us of the importance of listening and learning from others this International Volunteer Managers Day. Join the conversation on social media using #IMVDay18.

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Blog: No Name! Club Marks 40 Years 1978-2018

Edith Geraghty, Programme and PR Officer with No! Name Club talks to us about the history of the organisation and what they’re all about. This year marks 40 years since No! Name Club was established and Edith tells us about the incredible impact their volunteers have had across four decades. 

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Blog: It’s good to talk … about volunteering

It's good to talk

Volunteer Ireland’s Training and Programmes Manager Stuart Garland shares his thoughts on talking, listening and learning from others as volunteering evolves globally.

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Dementia: Understand Together Campaign

Dementia: Understand Together is a public support, awareness and information campaign aimed at inspiring people from all sections of society to stand together with the half a million people whose families have been affected by dementia.

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e-VOC: Fourth Transnational Meeting in Galway (Ireland)

On 18th and 19th June, the four partner organisations of the e-VOC project met in Galway (Ireland) for the fourth project meeting. The e-VOC project aims at improving the offer, accessibility and quality of training for the professionals of the

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Blog: My person volunteer story

The beauty of volunteering is the fact that there are so many ways that you can volunteer, as you’re not limited to a certain area or activity. It is an avenue to meet, interact and work with new people. That feeling of pride and satisfaction you receive after volunteering is truly incredible.

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People helping people – LinkedIn’s most powerful tool

Eamonn Fitzgerald is LinkedIn for Good Manager (EMEA) based at LinkedIn’s Dublin Office. He talks to us about the importance of employee volunteering within the LinkedIn community.

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What is Microvolunteering?

To celebrate Microvolunteering Day 2018 (15th April), we have a special blog on the little known phenomenon of microvolunteering.

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