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Volunteer Management – Are we just paying it lip service?

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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.

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Volunteering: Myths and Facts

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

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Blog: Volunteering at the World Para Athletics Championships

We all know that volunteers support sporting events across the world – at both a grassroots level and at major sporting events – the World Para Athletics Championships are no exception. Mary O’Leary, who you may remember from our Rio

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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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