Volunteer Now

Volunteer Now

The Skainos Centre
239 Newtownards Road
BELFAST
BT4 1AF
United Kingdom

Volunteer Now works to promote, enhance and support volunteering across Northern Ireland. Volunteer Now is about connecting with individuals and organisations to build healthy communities and create positive change.

 

 

Volunteer Now enhances recognition for the contribution volunteers make, provides access to opportunities and encourages people to volunteer.  We provide training, information, guidance and support to volunteer-involving organisations on issues of good practice and policy regarding volunteering, volunteer management, child protection, safeguarding vulnerable adults and governance.

Volunteer Now's COVID-19 Support Services

Volunteer Now's Content

#HelpEachOther
News

Volunteer Now

Volunteer Now has launched a new online campaign #HelpEachOther to support those who wish to volunteer for COVID-19 related opportunities and for organisations which require the support of volunteers to deliver their services to those who need it most.
#HelpEachOther
News

Volunteer Now

In such uncertain and changing times, Volunteer Now is mindful of the amazing support volunteers are bringing to those 'most at risk' in our communities and more and more people are stepping up in terms of getting involved and offering help.
Event
Training/Advice

Volunteer Now

The Adult Safeguarding Champion role combines responsibility for strategy, operations and oversight for an organisation in relation to adults at risk of harm under “Adult Safeguarding: Prevention and Protection in Partnership” (2015) and the “Adult Safeguarding Operational Procedures” (2016). Some organisations will also have Appointed Persons, with delegated responsibility for day to day adult safeguarding operations.
Dates:
13 May 2020
COOKSTOWN
Leadership and good governance awards
News

Volunteer Now

The Leadership and Good Governance Awards 2020 are organised by the VSB Foundation, in partnership with CO3 and Volunteer Now and have grown in profile during the past four years.
Event
Training/Advice

Volunteer Now

This is a FREE certificated course suitable for individuals with responsibility for developing and/or reviewing adult safeguarding policy and procedures.
Dates:
14 October 2019
L'Derry
Event
Conference

Volunteer Now

Nothing stays the same! The environment for volunteering is changing – we need to be prepared and to think creatively about how to involve volunteers in the next decade.
Dates:
05 December 2019
NEWTOWNABBEY
Time to Celebrate Volunteers Week 2019
News

Volunteer Now

Volunteers’ Week UK 1 – 7 June recognises the contribution volunteers make to our communities every day.
Event
Training/Advice

Volunteer Now

This one day certificated training course is suitable for staff and volunteers working with children and young people with disabilities.
Dates:
28 January 2020
BELFAST
Event
Training/Advice

Volunteer Now

This one day certificated training course is suitable for staff and volunteers who have regular and/or direct contact with children and young people (e.g. supervisor, leader, officer in charge).
Dates:
21 April 2020
LARNE
Event
Training/Advice

Volunteer Now

This one day certificated training is suitable for Designated and Deputy Designated Child Protection Officers.
Dates:
28 April 2020
Larne

More Information

Type of Organisation

VCSE

Team

  • Julie-Ann Ashe
  • Kathy Corbett
  • Julie Cusick