Sligo Volunteer Centre News – Winter 2019
Still looking to volunteer? Lots of options below plus some other news that might interest you. As always, there is even more listed on our website and we are here to help if you are overwhelmed with the choice. You can attend a friendly and informal Volunteer Info Session or just get in touch and we can help you tease it out.
We love to get feedback from people who’ve used our service so please let us know how you’re getting on. Likewise, if you’ve had any difficulties getting started we want to help, please let us know!
Riona, Paula, Olivia, Ciara & James
Free evenings/ weekends only?
(Many available mid week also.)
Model Art Gallery – Invigilators
Big Brother Big Sister – Young people
NW Simon Community Homeless Charity – promotion work
Help organise Saturday Park Run
Interested in integration? Sanctuary Runners need greeters and walkers/runners
Gain retail experience with the charity shops:
North West Hospice
Our new free IVOL app is available now in the app store. Search local opportunities by map or narrow down your choices to evenings / weekends / short term etc.
Check it out!
Some of our latest opportunities to volunteer:
Befriend Syrian refugees living in Sligo
Help families in need with St. Vincent de Paul
Show older people how to use their phones/tablets/computers:
-SLIGO LEADER in Sligo Town/Tubbercurry/Collooney
MCR afterschool – one afternoon a week
OutWest need commitee members LGBT+
Walking companion Thur mornings
Help local businesses become more environmentally-friendly
Cycle a Tri-Shaw bike for St. Johns Hopsital and Nursing Home
Kilglass Youth Club need more volunteers
Befriend adults with autism or intellectual disabilities in Grange
Assist young people with Autism in Tubbercurry
Help out No Name Youth Club Tubbercurry
Deliver Meals on Wheels in Easkey
Entertain residents in Summerville Nursing Home Strandhill
Opportunities with nationwide groups:
Chronic Pain Ireland seeking board members
Promote ecotourism for a remote rural community in Mayo – German translator needed
British Legion need caseworkers in every county
Set up a TechSpace club for young people to learn coding, animation etc
Get involved with running Sligo Alzheimers Society
OUR LATEST VOLUNTEERING ROLES
Can you help?
Do from the couch!
A few other bits and bobs
Sligo Social Services Drop in Service needs volunteers
Thursday afternoons – Help out the Sligo Stroke Support Group
Transcribe letters from 1916-1923
Knit Easter Chicks for Cancer Support
A different type of Christmas Staff Party!
New Volunteer Centres opening in 8 counties incl. Leitrim – get involved!
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