THE LATEST NEWS FROM FINGAL VOLUNTEER CENTRE
Newsletter November 2021
we hope you’re keeping well.
Here is our monthly newsletter filled with News, updates and a list of recent volunteer opportunities. Please scroll down to see their role descriptions and remember there are many more on I-VOL if the listed ones are not your cup of tea.
Latest news from Fingal Volunteer Centre:
TOWN CLEAN UP IN SWORDS
We’ll be out again! this time is Swords and it’ll be a town clean up together with Swords Tidy Towns.
This Sat 13th of November we’ll hit to roads and parks in Swords and support the local community with some litter picking and flowers planting.
Would you like to be part of our green-fingered group?
EVENT: Town Clean up in Swords
DATE: Sat 13th Nov 2021
MEETING POINT: Carpark ColourTrend, opposite of the Garda Station on Main street, Swords
For more info and to register click here
FINGAL INCLUSION WEEK
We believe that volunteering can foster inclusion and that it is open to everyone, whatever activity we might be involved with or cause we’d like to support.
This year, we’re taking part in Fingal Inclusion Week with the free online event “Why not volunteer in your local community?!”.
The event is an information session during which we’ll present our work and services in the community na dhow to get started in volunteering.
Would you like to participate?
EVENT: Why not volunteer in your local community?!
DATE: Thurs 18th Nov 2021
Please click here for more events during Fingal Inclusion Week.
Fingal Volunteer Centre is proud to be actively taking part in the new project of Community Volunteers.
Community Volunteers is a program to support events and urgent needs in our local community and we’re looking for more people to join us.
Would you like to sign up?
The project will give people the opportunity to get involved in local events and festivals while also supporting more urgent needs that arise unexpectedly, like the community response to COVID-19.
As a volunteer you’ll receive an in depth training on volunteering at event and in emergency response and you’ll become part of a selected panel of Community Volunteers.
WE’D LOVE TO INVOLVE YOU, SO WHY NOT SIGN UP? To sign up plese click here: Community Volunteers
VIRTUAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME:
Would you like to virtually meet up with other volunteers? It might be a good chance to exchange your volunteering experiences and discover different roles.
If so, the Volunteer Coffee Morning might be for you!
It’s this Friday at 11am on Zoom:
If you’d prefer having a one to one chat with Chiara, our Placement and Outreach officer, the Virtual Drop in sessions might be what you’re looking for.
Here you can find the list of available dates: Virtual Drop in sessions
2) Santa – Baldoyle Christmas Fair with Baldoyle Forum Clg (Baldoyle)
3) Chrismas Fair Steward with Baldoyle Forum Clg (Baldoyle)
4) Stewards & General Attendants – Ladies Day at Ardgillan Castle with Sosad Drogheda (Ardgillan Castle)
5) Christmas Card Sellers with Irish Deaf Society Louth (Drogheda)
Local Clean up Days
1) Local Park and Beach Clean with Baldoyle Tidy Towns: Monthly (Baldoyle)
2) Canal Clean-Up Volunteer (Castleknock) with Royal Canal Clean-Up Group – Fingal: Monthly (Castleknock)
3) Balbriggan Tidy Towns Volunteer with Balbriggan Tidy Towns: Weekly (Balbriggan)
4) Swords Tidy Towns Volunteer with Swords Tidy Towns: Weekly (Swords)
General Long term Volunteer Opportunities
2) Meals on Wheels Volunteer Driver with Northside Home Care Services (Dublin 15 area)
3) Getting Started Keep In Touch – Online Tutor with Age Action (From home)
4) Circles of Support and Accountability Volunteer with PACE (Dublin county)
5) Basketball Club Volunteers with Special Olympics Eastern Region (Different locations in co. Fingal)
6) Swim Club Volunteers with Special Olympics Eastern Region (Different locations in co. Fingal)
8) The Experience Bank – Community Ambassador with Dublin City Volunteer Centre (Around Dublin)
10) Linguistic Expert with All Lives Matter (Online)
11) Case Manager with All Lives Matter (From home)
12) Administration Volunteer with Drogheda Animal Rescue (From home)
COVID-19 Related Volunteer Opportunities
Our VISION is for a vibrant Irish society where every person feels connected to their community through active participation in voluntary activities.