Author: Volunteer Ireland

Trustees are Volunteers Too!

In advance of Charity Trustees Week, Nina Arwitz, Volunteer Ireland CEO, reminds us that trustees are volunteers too and that we should apply principles of good volunteer management to our vital board members.

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A Day in the Life: A Volunteer Manager

Barbara Kilbride, Coordinator of Volunteer Services at St Francis Hospice, tells us about a day in her life.

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What winning a Volunteer Ireland Award means to me

David McEvoy, Volunteer of the Year 2016, tells us how he began volunteering and what winning a Volunteer Ireland Award means to him.

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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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