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Monaghan Volunteer Centre

January Newsletter

Hello everyone and welcome to our January newsletter. We hope you are all keeping safe and well and enjoy reading our latest news.   Meals on Wheels in South Monaghan would like a  volunteer to help with their Saturday deliveries. More here: http://bit.ly/3eCjiGc   Garda Vetting Training for organisations will take place at 2:30pm on Tuesday 26th January via…
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Interview with Lean-In Ireland Co-founder Breda McCague

As part of our National Volunteer Week events Liza interviewed inspirational speaker, transformational change specialist and co-founder of Lean-In Ireland, Breda McCague. Breda talks about how she benefited from volunteering & why others should give it a try. https://youtu.be/sLe2M1kRqKE

Winners of County Monaghan Volunteer Awards 2020 Announced

https://youtu.be/Xq0fSN0uepY Monaghan Volunteer Centre have announced the winners of the annual County Monaghan Volunteer Award winners. The Volunteer Centre, part of Monaghan Integrated Development, has been running the awards since 2007. The format of the awards has changed significantly this year, with no large presentation ceremony possible. However, the hard work and dedication of the…
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Nominees for County Monaghan Volunteer Awards 2020

https://youtu.be/SVvCxr7yLtI Happy National Volunteering Week 2020! This year it’s all about thanking volunteers and we have some very special volunteers we would like to thank. We are very exited to share with you the nominees in the County Monaghan Volunteer Awards. The nominations cover a wide range of volunteering and give a great insight into…
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Looking After Your Well-Being as a Volunteer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISOo5EF9HqE&feature=youtu.be While we had to postpone National Volunteering Week to September (21st – 27th), we are confident that it will be worth the wait! The week will have a dual focus – thanking volunteers and organisations for everything they have done this year and encouraging you all to focus on your own health and well-being.…
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Minister Humphreys Encourages Nominations for County Monaghan Volunteer Awards

https://volunteermonaghan.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/200723-Min-Humphreys-Monaghan-Vol-Awards-1.mp4 Minister Heather Humphreys of the Department of Department of Rural and Community Development has encouraged people to nominate individuals and groups for the County Monaghan Volunteer Awards. The awards take place annually and seek to recognise the efforts and achievements of volunteers and voluntary groups in Co. Monaghan. Volunteers have always been at the heart…
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Thank You!

https://vimeo.com/419835487 Thank you so much to all the volunteers who have helped out in Co. Monaghan and across Ireland during the Covid-19 crisis. Volunteers from all walks of life are making a difference in their communities.  Each and every one of you make this a better place to live. Here’s a thank you message from…
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Advice for Giving and Receiving Support During Covid 19

The HSE and the government have produced this simple guide on how volunteers and those receiving help can protect themselves during the covid-19 emergency. Whether you are volunteering through an organisation or informally helping a neighbour please have a look and follow the advice to help stop the virus.   COVID_19 Advice when giving and receiving…
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Good Morning Monaghan Phone Call Service for Older People Launched

In response to the Covid-19 crisis Monaghan Integrated Development has brought forward the launch of its “Good Morning Monaghan” service. This project aims to reduce loneliness and isolation for older people and others living alone. It will also be able to direct people to other vital services such as food delivery. The project coordinator is…
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Covid-19 Response

Monaghan Volunteer Centre, together with our colleagues in the rest of Monaghan Integrated Development are still working to  provide services during the current crisis. At the moment we ask you to contact us by phone or email rather than calling to our office.  Contact the Volunteer Centre at 047 72191 or sinead@volunteermonaghan.ie  If our office needs…
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