Volunteers offer their time for all kinds of reasons, they come from all walks of life and are all ages.It is important for organisations to acknowledge the contribution and difference that volunteers make in order to keep them motivated and feel appreciated.
National Volunteering Week (NVW), the one week of the year when we encourage everyone to give volunteering a try is taking place on May 11th - 17th.
What is Virtual Volunteering?
Virtual volunteering refers to volunteers undertaking voluntary tasks completed in whole or in part over the Internet. It is also known as online volunteering, cyber service, online mentoring and teletutoring.
Gretta O'Rourke from Tralee Community Garden is thanking volunteers for ''the fantastic mix of cultures, countries, individuals, organisations who have given part of their lives to enhance ours. Thank you so much".
Whether it be gardening or computers you enjoy, there are plenty of volunteering opportunities available in Kerry.
It's Valuing Volunteers competition time! We have a delicious hamper stuffed with Cadbury Cream Eggs kindly sponsored by Cadbury to give away.
This week I had the pleasure of meeting Laura Dee who introduced me to everyone at a new social club in Listowel called New Horizons, situated in the X-istance cafe on William Street.
In a fast paced, technology driven society with an increased demand on finances it can be difficult for non-profits to gain access to technologies that will allow them to improve the efficiency of the service they provide. Now more than ever it is so important for us as non-profits to share our knowledge and experiences in order to support each other and our service users.