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Family Volunteering

Family Volunteering involves more than one person in a household or extended family, from different generations volunteering together. Volunteer Ireland commenced a new Erasmus+ project, through which we aim to present and convince you of the value of Family Volunteering. We

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Volunteering at Volunteer Ireland: Skye Corken

Earlier this year, Skye Corken volunteered with us on some of our major projects. She was an invaluable part of the team while she was here and we already miss her plenty. Here she describes her volunteering experience and what

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Blog: Learning from our European colleagues

Siobhan Johnston, Volunteering Development Officer with Kerry Volunteer Centre recently attended the ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’ Erasmus + seminar in Villanova, Barcelona. Here she tells Volunteer Ireland about her experience and what she learned. I was delighted to be

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Charity Trustee Week: What it’s like to be a trustee

Lawrence Carvalho is Director with An Oige – Irish Youth Hostel Association. He is also a voluntary trustee of the board of the An Oige- Irish Youth Hostel Association Dublin. He tells us what being part of a charity board is like.

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Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All

Ireland will be taking part in an international seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’ will take place from 1 to 7 September, in Barcelona.

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Q&A: Investing in Volunteers Achiever Depaul

Depaul were one of earliest Irish achievers of the Investing in Volunteers quality mark first achieving the accolade in 2015 and renewing in 2018. Here, Volunteer Coordinator Jason Flynn tells us a little bit more about the process, why they did it and what advice they’d give others. 

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Virtual Volunteering: One Parent’s View of Volunteering 15 minutes at a time

Maria Gallo is a research fellow at NUI Galway and a parent of young children. She was looking to give back in a way that meant something to her and fit her busy lifestyle. Here she tells us about her experience with virtual volunteering.

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All good things come to an end

Nina Arwitz, CEO of Volunteer Ireland and Chair of the Governance Code Working Group shares her thoughts on the satisfaction of shutting something down, the importance of governance and what the code achieved in the sector.

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Volunteering at Volunteer Ireland

Oscar Egan has been on student placement with Volunteer Ireland since the beginning of March. In that time, he has been an invaluable member of the team supporting a number of Team Impact Days and even volunteering to take part in the National Volunteering Week photo launch. In today’s blog he tells us a little bit about his time here. 

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Jack Stephenson, 72 – Former Banker, Singer, Volunteer

Today is the last – but definitely not least – story in our special National Volunteering Week series where we speak to seven volunteers about what they do, why they do it and what advice they have for others. Share

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