Volunteer Centre

The Centre provides support for people who wish to volunteer, as well as for Not for Profit Organisations.

Service for volunteers includes

  • A Placement service which supports people to get involved in voluntary work.
  • Regular updates on local voluntary opportunities

Service for Not for Profit Organisations includes

  • Support around developing new volunteer programmes
  • Training and Support around Volunteer Management and best practice
  • A promotion service for volunteer opportunities
  • Garda Vetting on behalf of organisations (certain conditions apply)
  • Picture of a Team of Abbott volunteers and staff from North West Hospice. Abbott staff volunteered to overhaul the outdoor area of the Hospice for a series of weeks.

Staff team of Volunteers: Team of Abbott volunteers and staff from North West Hospice. Abbott staff volunteered to overhaul the outdoor area of the Hospice for a series of weeks.

Key achievements to date include:

  • Ever increasing database of volunteers
  • Average Placement rate of 60% over period of operation
  • Befriending Project with local family volunteering and incoming refugee families
  • Cross Border Project for young people with special needs in Sligo and Fermanagh
  • Linked 5 corporate groups to volunteer opportunities
  • Two staff trained to deliver Volunteer Management Training to Not for Profit Organisations
  • Ongoing promotion of volunteerism through outreach; National Day of Volunteering-Give it a Swirl; International Day of Volunteering.

Contact the Center

The Centre operates an appointments system for volunteers and organisations.

Volunteer Center 
1 Gaol Road,
Abbeyville,
Sligo.

071 911 1042

info@volunteersligo.ie

www.volunteersligo.ie