Articles Tagged ‘Volunteer Spotlight’

Elaine's Volunteering Story

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KVC is delighted to bring you Elaine Shine's volunteering story. Elaine's story is our first spotlight blog of many to come which aims to shine a light on volunteering in our county Kerry.

National Volunteering Week The Perfect Time to Mind and Value Our Volunteers!

NVW BannerVolunteering is an intrinsic part of Irish life. National Volunteering Week provides an annual platform to thank Volunteers, invest in their wellbeing, share their stories and recognise the impact they have on organisations and communities across Kerry. As such, Kerry Volunteer Centre is hosting a fabulous series of free events on National Volunteering week from the 13th – 19thMay at its Tralee offices. These include:


One organisations story about involving and valuing Volunteers

logo x350With no full time employees and just two part time staff the Tralee International Resource Centre(TIRC) simply couldn’t exist without its volunteers, they are a core part of every service they provide. TIRC works, since 2009, to support integration in Tralee by providing a drop in facility and services to asylum seekers, refugees and the broader international community. Volunteers have been a key part of the TIRC from the very beginning and they value their Volunteers' involvement.

Volunteer Spotlight - Ciara Long

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My name is Ciara Long and I am a Volunteer from Dingle, Co. Kerry. I have volunteered with different groups over the last eight years or so for many reasons. The biggest reason is probably that I want to help. I find it a good way to contribute to society while meeting new people, learning new skills and just having fun along the way.