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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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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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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Corporate volunteering – It’s more than just painting a wall

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.

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Volunteer Ireland Thanks Volunteers for Dedication During Extreme Weather

Emergency Vehicle

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.

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Volunteer Management in Extreme Weather Conditions

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.

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