National Volunteering Week events 2016


National Volunteering Week Events
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National Volunteering Week 16th - 22nd May
We're delighted to announce 2 unmissable events for those involved in the management of volunteers during National Volunteering Week (16th - 22nd May).

South Dublin County Volunteer Managers Forum

Does volunteer management form part of your daily work? Interested in learning about selling your volunteer role to a wide group of potential volunteers?  Want to meet with, share and learn from peers in your local area who also manage and work with volunteers?   If so - come along to the South Dublin County Volunteer Managers Forum.

South Dublin County Volunteer Centre would like to invite you to the re-launch of the South Dublin County Volunteer Managers forum w
here there will be a presentation at 11am by  Colette Gallagher on 
  • How to better advertise your volunteer opportunities and recruit volunteers on I-VOL - the national volunteering database.

The session will cover

  • Why we need to advertise our volunteer opportunities
  • What to include in a opportunity
  • Practical demonstration on I-VOL, the national online database of volunteer opportunities.

This will be followed by tea and coffee and is an opportunity for those who manage volunteers to come together to discuss issues  and share ideas relating to recruiting and managing volunteers. 

To book a place - contact Deirdre McNicholas  or phone 01 462 8558.  Early booking advised.

WHERE:         Tessa House, Cookstown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24
WHEN:          Tuesday 17th May from 11am - 1pm

COST:           Free

Dublin Volunteer Management Seminar 

Join us and your colleagues for this year’s Dublin Volunteer Management Seminar (DVMS), as part of National Volunteering Week (16th- 22nd May). Now in its fifth year, the Seminar offers a unique opportunity to network with peers and gain insights, knowledge and best practice around volunteer management.

Topics will include commencement of the Garda Vetting legislation presented by the Sergeants  Jim Gould and Marissa Costello from the National Vetting Bureau, impact of volunteering on ageing populationand importance of intergenerational approach, as well as examples of some highly succesful volunteer programmes. You can download the Seminar brochure HERE


WHERE:         Local Government Management Agency (LGMA), 35-39 Usher's Quay, Dublin 8
WHEN:           Wednesday 18th 2016 from 9:30am to 4pm
COST:            €19 Early Bird Rate €25 standard rate (includes refreshments & light lunch)

Special Early Bird Rate available only until Friday, so make sure to secure your place. 

See our Eventbrite page for further information and to book your ticket. 




South Dublin Volunteer Managers Forum

Tuesday May 17th, 11 am - 1pm,
Tessa House, Cookstown Way, Tallaght.
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or phone 01 462 8558


Dublin Volunteer Centres Volunteer Management Seminar

Wednesday May 18th
Local Government Management Agency
9:30 am - 4pm
Register on line at here.
Download the seminar brochure here
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