Let’s #HelpEachOther: Volunteering to Support Covid-19

27 Mar 2020Sandra Bailie Running your Organisation (COVID19)Volunteering, safeguarding, COVID19 (Coronavirus)

Update from Volunteer Now on how they continue to encourage and support volunteering during this challenging time. Lots of useful resources and advice.

Volunteering and keeping adults safe

26 Mar 2020Sandra Bailie Running your Organisation (COVID19)Volunteering, safeguarding

Volunteer Now have produced some really useful guidance on volunteering during COVID 19

Take time to celebrate your volunteers

2 Jun 2019Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentVolunteering

In this Volunteers’ Week 2019 we want to recognise, celebrate and thank all of the volunteers in Northern Ireland.

Volunteers' week 2017

24 May 2017Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentVolunteering, 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 Skills Developmentvolunteers 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, Policy & Public AffairsState 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 Skills Developmentskills 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 Skills DevelopmentVolunteering

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.