Volunteer Ireland
Connecting Communities Through Volunteering
11:00
In this webinar we will take you through the fundamentals of retaining short-term volunteers. Retaining volunteers is a key indicator of a successful volunteer programme, however this can be particularly difficult in a time of emergency, where people are keen
Online Webinar
11:00
Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering. If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now
Online webinar
11:00
Grab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering. We will also have a number of
Online Webinar
11:00
Some volunteer programmes are not currently operating or have been curtailed, other volunteer programmes have fundamentally changed or expanded since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteer Managers may be finding it a challenge as a programme that they have
Online Webinar
11:00
Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering. If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now
Online webinar
11:00
Grab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering. We will also have a number of
Online Webinar
11:00
The COVID-19 pandemic presents many challenges for Volunteer Involving Organisations, primarily these are around the delivery of face-to-face services by volunteers. While you may be exploring alternative forms of volunteering such as virtual volunteering you should now take the time
Online Webinar
11:00
Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering. If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now
Online webinar
11:00
Grab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering. We will also have a number of
Online Webinar
11:00
Virtual Volunteering is carried out online using computers and internet-connected devices, usually from afar. The service may be provided virtually but the volunteers are real. More and more organisations are engaging people who want to contribute their skills online. We’ll
Online Webinar
11:00
Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering. If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now
Online webinar
11:00
Grab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering. We will also have a number of
Online Webinar
11:00
Episodic volunteering, mobile volunteers, virtual volunteers, cyber volunteers, volunteers in a time of emergency, are these all just buzz words or are they new ways in which we engage volunteers?  55% of people surveyed recently wish to engage in short
Online Webinar
11:00
In this webinar we will take you through the fundamentals of Garda Vetting, who needs to be vetted and who doesn’t? Times of emergency are not a time to be complacent in terms of safeguarding of children and vulnerable persons.
Online Webinar
10:00
We will address the purpose and benefits of developing a strategy specifically for volunteering within your organisation. You’ll learn what works well and consider the best approach to take. We’ll talk about how you can influence others and develop a
Volunteer Ireland
10:00
Developing an effective and positive volunteer culture can have real benefits for your organisation and this course helps will help you plot out the practical steps you need to take to create one. At the end of the training session
Volunteer Ireland
11:00
One of the recurrent nightmares of any volunteer manager is encountering a situation in which they may have to consider ‘firing’ a volunteer. For many this prospect creates severe stress, both over the appropriateness of the action and over fear
Online Webinar
11:00
Interviewing candidates for volunteer roles is imperative to ensure you are selecting the most qualified person. A key outcome of conducting an interview is the acceptance and agreement of the volunteer applicant and the prospective volunteer manager. Without this significant
Online Webinar
00:00
International Volunteer Managers Day (IVM Day) is celebrated globally on November 5 each year. The day is put aside to allow volunteer managers a chance to reflect on and celebrate the critical work they do, and more importantly, it allows
Worldwide
11:00
Effective relations between paid staff and volunteers can lead to an enjoyable and productive workplace for both groups. Organisations wishing to involve volunteers need to firstly consult with those individuals with whom the volunteers will be working. Volunteer roles, management
Online Webinar
00:00
International Volunteer Day (IVD) December 5th is an international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer organisations and individual volunteers to make their contributions visible – at local, national and international levels –
Worldwide
Jul
7
Tue
2020
COVID-19 Webinar: Fundamentals of retaining short term volunteers @ Online Webinar
Jul 7 @ 11:00 – 12:00

In this webinar we will take you through the fundamentals of retaining short-term volunteers. Retaining volunteers is a key indicator of a successful volunteer programme, however this can be particularly difficult in a time of emergency, where people are keen just to get involved in short term volunteering. In this webinar we’ll explore how you can create a positive volunteer culture. We’ll explore some practical ideas and concepts to help you engage your volunteers.

Registration is free, but spaces are limited due to bandwidth.  Register now

Trainer: Stuart Garland

Jul
8
Wed
2020
Thinking of Volunteering? A webinar for new volunteers @ Online webinar
Jul 8 @ 11:00 – 11:30

Thinking of Volunteering? Check our session for potential volunteers

Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering.

If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now would be a good time to return we suggest you join our Thinking of Volunteering webinar.

The webinar lasts 30 minutes and is designed to help you explore the different types of volunteering such as formal, informal, and virtual volunteering.  We explore how you can decide what is the best type of volunteering for you right now and we’ll help you explore which is the safest type of volunteering.

There’ll be an opportunity to chat online with our presenter for any follow-up questions you may have.

To attend the webinar you must register in advance.  This training is aimed at volunteers living in Ireland.  Book your free place now.

Sessions take place at 11.00 (GMT+1) online. You will need access to a computer or mobile device and access to the internet to take part in this webinar.

These sessions are brought to you by Volunteer Ireland and the Volunteer Centre network.  Supported by the Government of Ireland.

Jul
9
Thu
2020
COVID-19 Volunteer Managers Online Coffee Break @ Online Webinar
Jul 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Join us for our Volunteer Managers Coffee BreakGrab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering.

We will also have a number of volunteer management specialists from Europe and further afield to talk to us about volunteering in their country right now.

This online event is for all Volunteer Managers (paid and unpaid, furloughed, and unemployed, from Ireland and overseas).

Register now (limited numbers per session to ensure everyone gets to interact!)
Government of Ireland

Jul
14
Tue
2020
COVID-19 Webinar: Kickstarting your volunteer programme @ Online Webinar
Jul 14 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Kickstarting your Volunteer ProgrammeSome volunteer programmes are not currently operating or have been curtailed, other volunteer programmes have fundamentally changed or expanded since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volunteer Managers may be finding it a challenge as a programme that they have successfully delivered for a number of years can no longer operate due to COVID-19.

Now is an ideal opportunity to reflect on the operation of your volunteer programme. Society and culture both in Ireland and globally are fundamentally changing. In this webinar we’ll explore some of the ways you can kickstart your volunteer programme.

Register now

Trainer: Stuart Garland

Jul
15
Wed
2020
Thinking of Volunteering? A webinar for new volunteers @ Online webinar
Jul 15 @ 11:00 – 11:30

Thinking of Volunteering? Check our session for potential volunteers

Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering.

If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now would be a good time to return we suggest you join our Thinking of Volunteering webinar.

The webinar lasts 30 minutes and is designed to help you explore the different types of volunteering such as formal, informal, and virtual volunteering.  We explore how you can decide what is the best type of volunteering for you right now and we’ll help you explore which is the safest type of volunteering.

There’ll be an opportunity to chat online with our presenter for any follow-up questions you may have.

To attend the webinar you must register in advance.  This training is aimed at volunteers living in Ireland.  Book your free place now.

Sessions take place at 11.00 (GMT+1) online. You will need access to a computer or mobile device and access to the internet to take part in this webinar.

These sessions are brought to you by Volunteer Ireland and the Volunteer Centre network.  Supported by the Government of Ireland.

Jul
16
Thu
2020
COVID-19 Volunteer Managers Online Coffee Break @ Online Webinar
Jul 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Join us for our Volunteer Managers Coffee BreakGrab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering.

We will also have a number of volunteer management specialists from Europe and further afield to talk to us about volunteering in their country right now.

This online event is for all Volunteer Managers (paid and unpaid, furloughed, and unemployed, from Ireland and overseas).

Register now (limited numbers per session to ensure everyone gets to interact!)
Government of Ireland

Jul
21
Tue
2020
COVID-19 Webinar: Fundamentals of delivering online training for volunteers @ Online Webinar
Jul 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Fundamentals of delivering online trainingThe COVID-19 pandemic presents many challenges for Volunteer Involving Organisations, primarily these are around the delivery of face-to-face services by volunteers. While you may be exploring alternative forms of volunteering such as virtual volunteering you should now take the time to also explore delivering your volunteer training online.

Volunteer Involving Organisations are now looking at alternative ways to “on board” their volunteers without the need for them to do this in a group face-to-face setting. In this session we’ll explore a series of tips and tricks that will help you maximise the engagement and effectiveness of your online training.

Registration is free, but spaces are limited due to bandwidth.  Register now

Trainer: Stuart Garland

Jul
22
Wed
2020
Thinking of Volunteering? A webinar for new volunteers @ Online webinar
Jul 22 @ 11:00 – 11:30

Thinking of Volunteering? Check our session for potential volunteers

Calling all potential volunteers, check out our online webinar to help you make the right choices when it comes to volunteering.

If you’re new to volunteering or perhaps you were a volunteer in the past and have decided that now would be a good time to return we suggest you join our Thinking of Volunteering webinar.

The webinar lasts 30 minutes and is designed to help you explore the different types of volunteering such as formal, informal, and virtual volunteering.  We explore how you can decide what is the best type of volunteering for you right now and we’ll help you explore which is the safest type of volunteering.

There’ll be an opportunity to chat online with our presenter for any follow-up questions you may have.

To attend the webinar you must register in advance.  This training is aimed at volunteers living in Ireland.  Book your free place now.

Sessions take place at 11.00 (GMT+1) online. You will need access to a computer or mobile device and access to the internet to take part in this webinar.

These sessions are brought to you by Volunteer Ireland and the Volunteer Centre network.  Supported by the Government of Ireland.

Jul
23
Thu
2020
COVID-19 Volunteer Managers Online Coffee Break @ Online Webinar
Jul 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Join us for our Volunteer Managers Coffee BreakGrab a cuppa each Thursday at 11.00 (GMT+1) and join your fellow Volunteer Managers and the team at Volunteer Ireland when we take a morning break and informally chat about all things volunteering.

We will also have a number of volunteer management specialists from Europe and further afield to talk to us about volunteering in their country right now.

This online event is for all Volunteer Managers (paid and unpaid, furloughed, and unemployed, from Ireland and overseas).

Register now (limited numbers per session to ensure everyone gets to interact!)
Government of Ireland

Jul
28
Tue
2020
COVID-19 Webinar: Fundamentals of Virtual Volunteering @ Online Webinar
Jul 28 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Fundamentals of delivering online training for volunteersVirtual Volunteering is carried out online using computers and internet-connected devices, usually from afar. The service may be provided virtually but the volunteers are real. More and more organisations are engaging people who want to contribute their skills online.

We’ll explore the fundamentals of designing roles, online screening, online communities, how to overcome resistance to online volunteering and we’ll debunk some of the myths surrounding the subject.

Trainer: Stuart Garland

Registration is free, but spaces are limited due to bandwidth.  Register now

Trainer: Stuart Garland