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

Basic Adult Literacy Teacher 

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

 Physical activity buddy


Gain retail experience with the charity shops:

North West Hospice 
Enable Ireland 


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: 

Age Action in Sligo library

-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


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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