April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Hello everyone and welcome to our Newsletter. This month we are sharing a few updates on what we’ve been up to, as well as a selection of volunteering options.

We were delighted to attend a coffee morning with some of the ALONE volunteers in Monaghan. It was great to hear how they are enjoying their volunteer experience. To find out about volunteering with ALONE see ALONE


We have been working in partnership with Womens Collective Ireland (formally Dochas) on a volunteer craft project for women. We had a break over Easter but will resume on Wednesday 19th April, more details HERE



Volunteering opportunities near you


LA519 are seeking an online PR volunteer to promote the vital services they offer in the community. The role includes managing social media pages, including uploading and sharing information and photographs and developing a plan to increase the LA519 online profile. http://bit.ly/3YzTVfo

Foróige’s Brother Big Sister is a youth mentoring programme that helps young people who may need some additional support, they offer volunteers training and support to help them fulfill thier role, more information here; https://bit.ly/3jjfKxs

SOLAS offer a drop in service to those in need in the community, they would like to hear from anyone who can offer 2-3 hours per week to help out at their drop in facility https://bit.ly/3Q801zN

Tydavnet Millenium club hold a dinner every Wednesday in Tydavnet Community Centre for older people in the community, they are in need of some help to prepare and serve meals, more information here; http://bit.ly/3ZXeVgn


Carrickmacross Tidy Towns are in need of some help with their monthly litter picks, this is a great way to help out in your town and to meet some new people, more information here; https://bit.ly/3YdDQw9

Have you got green fingers? Then Carrickmacross Allotments would like to hear from you! They need some help to keep up with the fantastic work they do in the community, click the link to register your interest https://bit.ly/3i0Ah98


Clones Development Society would like some help with their meals on wheels service in Newbliss, more details here http://bit.ly/3miOBjb

Failte Isteach in Clones offer conversational English language classes to people who are new to the area, full training is provided to all volunteers; more information here;https://bit.ly/3GKk19v

Clones Development Society need a driver assistant to help deliver meals in the Clones area, you can read about this role here https://bit.ly/3GLHNBW


Castleblayney over 55’s club would like to hear from anyone who can volunteer one Wednesday morning per week with them, more information here; http://bit.ly/40W1K0s

Blaney Academy have a number of roles to help out with their soccer clubs, click here to learn more http://bit.ly/3MvUqV5


Fighting Words was set up by Roddy Doyle and Sean Love to bring free creative writing workshops to young people, they need volunteers to help facilitate story writing and animation, training will be provided for  volunteers, you learn more and register your interest here; http://bit.ly/3UtU1Vd


The LEADER team at Monaghan Integrated Development (MID) want to hear your views on how the new LEADER Programme can fund & support communities & enterprises in Co Monaghan!

Your responses will help inform the delivery of the new LEADER 2023-2027 Programme (€6 million allocated to Co. Monaghan)

Please fill in this online survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/B8TY7P2 

Training For Organisations

Fundamentals of Volunteer Engagement is a two module course, for those who are new to the topic of volunteer management and leadership or who wish to improve their skillset, it takes place on April 18th & 19th. Booking on EVENTBRITE