November Newsletter

November Newsletter

Hello and welcome to our November Newsletter. We have some new and exciting roles this month, as well as information on our County Monaghan Volunteer Award winners and our upcoming Christmas event!

Foróige’s Big Brother, Big Sister – A little time makes a big difference! Volunteers are matched with young people from the BBBS project, and then give one-to-one mentoring support. More information here BBBS

The Irish Girl Guides offer personal development opportunities for  young women, they have a number of clubs in County Monaghan and are recruiting for leaders in Clones. More information here  GirlGuides

ALONE is a national organisation that offer services to support older people in our community. They are currently recruiting for Telephone Support Workers in the Monaghan area. This is a volunteer from home role for more information click here ALONE

Meals on Wheels Carrickmacross deliver meals to older people in Carrickmacross and surrounding areas. They have a very dedicated team of volunteers and urgently require another driver for 2 hours on Friday mornings to join their team. Click here for more information   Carrickmacross

The Irish cancer society require volunteer drivers for the south Monaghan area. Volunteers will offer practical supports to cancer patients by driving them to treatment appointments. For more information click here VolDriver

The UCD School of Psychology are currently undertaking a piece of study in relation to body image in young girls aged 13-17. If your young person is interested in taking part parents/guardians can read all about this piece of research and register their interest here UCD

Castleblayney Community first responders are involved in attending medical emergencies, they are seeking new members for their group, full training will be provided. For further information click here FirstResponse

If you would like to discuss any of these roles please feel free to contact one of our team in the Volunteer Centre, contact details are below.

County Monaghan Volunteer Awards 2021 winners announced!

Voluntary Group of the Year Award – Blayney Academy FC

Volunteer of the Year Award – Ndala Lokendo

Lifetime Achievement Award – Rosaleen Molloy

We would like to congratulate all of our award winners and thank all of those nominated for all their work and  dedication to volunteering. Watch out for more information on the awards in next week’s Northern Standard.

A Christmas Coffee morning for volunteers is currently being organised for Thursday 9thDecember, attendance will be by RSVP and COVID government guidelines will be in place. More details to follow in our December newsletter on this event.

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