Upcoming Training

Garda Vetting Training: 13th September 2016 10am-12.30pm in Riverside Hotel

New legislation brought in May 2016 has brought about significant changes to the vetting system. Sligo Volunteer Centre process vetting on behalf of a number of affiliates. If your organisation would like to avail of the garda Vetting Service, or just find out more, this is the training for you.

Cost: €25 (further €25 to register with the GV service after training)

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place. 


Finding & Keeping Volunteers: Tuesday 26th July 2016 9.30am-1pm in Woodhaven Respite Centre, 1st Sea Road

This is an introductory level workshop aimed at staff or volunteers in non-profit groups who recruit and manage volunteers. It is aimed at groups who have not yet availed of training on any aspect of Volunteer Management.

- What Sligo Volunteer Centre can do for you
- What volunteers want from volunteering
- Tips for developing attractive volunteer roles
- Overview of Planning for Volunteers

This session is aimed at the person within the organisation who has/will have responsibility for planning for volunteer involvement. Phone 071-9111042 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Places given on first-come first served basis.


  • Small / local community groups: = €10
  • Nationally Affiliated groups/larger groups / networks / charities / NGOs: =€15
  • Volunteers with no access to funding –suggested contribution:= €5



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