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.
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…
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.
To celebrate Microvolunteering Day 2018 (15th April), we have a special blog on the little known phenomenon of microvolunteering.
This month’s blog is brought to you by Terri O’Brien, Corporate and Programmes Manager at Volunteer Ireland. The idea of painting the same wall or doing the same job over and over again is a common misconception when it comes to employee volunteering. It’s about so much more than that.
Volunteer Ireland has expressed gratitude to all of those volunteers who did their utmost to help their community during the recent extreme weather conditions. Thousands of volunteers across the country came together to support those in need.
In extreme weather conditions we are reliant not just on local authorities and emergency services; but also on volunteer bodies. As Volunteer Managers we need to ensure that we are looking after volunteers’ health, safety and welfare.
Stuart Garland is Volunteer Ireland’s Training and Programmes Manager. Here he looks at volunteer management in 2018 and poses questions all leaders of volunteers should ask themselves.
The e-VOC project aims at improving the offer, accessibility and quality of training for the professionals of the European voluntary sector on the validation of competences.
Ireland has a fantastic culture of volunteering and it’s always heartening to see that no matter what’s going on in the country, that culture remains strong. Over 1 million people in Ireland volunteer each year but there are still a…