Volunteering

Volunteers' week 2017

24 May 2017Sandra Bailie Training and skillsVolunteering, volunteers week

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June  is a great way to celebrate the difference volunteers make to every community across the country. 

Recognising your volunteers

24 May 2017Sandra Bailie Training and skillsvolunteers week, Volunteering

It is vitally important that we recognise all the work that volunteers do – they are often the “life-blood” in our organisations. In the same way as donors give of their money, volunteers give of their time and we want to thank them for all that they do.

Communities Minister sets out priorities for sector

28 Sep 2016Lisa McElherron Research, PolicyState of the Sector, Research, Policy, Volunteering

NICVA members from across Northern Ireland got together on 28th September for the official launch of the new State of the Sector research and a special Ministerial address from Minister for Communities Paul Givan MLA.

Volunteers connecting older people

5 Jun 2015Sandra Bailie Reaching Out: Connecting Older People, Training and skillsskills development, Volunteering

In this Volunteers’ Week we want to celebrate the work of the people who volunteer in Big Lottery Funded Reaching Out Connecting Older People (ROCOP) programme. Volunteers are crucial to the delivery of many of these projects.

Volunteering at NICVA

5 Jun 2015Guest Author HRVolunteering

For Volunteers Week we asked NICVA volunteer, Niall Quigley to share his experience and motivations for volunteering with our Centre for Economic Empowerment project.

Volunteers Week 2015

29 May 2015Sandra Bailie Training and skillsVolunteering

Next week we celebrate the massive contribution volunteers make to our communities during Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June.

Governance of the Voluntary and Community Sector in 2015

15 May 2015Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Volunteering

NICVA is asking all trustees, committee members and directors of voluntary and community organisations to contribute to a new piece of research which is specifically examining governance in the Sector. 

Diversity in Volunteering Survey

11 Dec 2014Volunteering

In conjunction with DSD we are asking volunteers to complete a short survey to ensure that volunteering opportunities are open to everyone.

Top Ten Findings State of the Sector 6

4 Apr 2012Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Charitable giving, Employment, Funding, Fundraising, Sector Issues, Volunteering

State of the Sector VI provides high level statistics on the various types of resources available to the sector and the relationship between voluntary and community organisations, government, funders and the general public.