Upcoming Training

Garda Vetting Training: 

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 find out when the next training is coming up. 


Finding & Keeping Volunteers: 

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 info@volunteersligo.ie to find out when the next session is coming up. 


  • 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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