Welcome to our December newsletter. Here are just of few of the volunteering roles you can find on our WEBSITE


Aware are seeking supporters for their Life Skills Online programme. Training is provided for this role. AWARE

Carrickmacross Community Allotments are seeking new volunteers to help out with the work of the allotments. ALLOTMENTS

Irish Girl Guides Northeast are seeking unit helpers at various locations. GUIDES

Friday Night Teens is a youth club for young people on the autism spectrum. They would like some extra volunteers to help out every second Friday evening in Monaghan Town. FRIDAY

The Age Action shop in Monaghan has volunteer roles available. AGE ACTION 

Drop Inn Ministries also has retail volunteer roles available. DROP INN 

The NCBI shop in Carrickmacross would love some new volunteers to help out for a few hours a week. NCBI 

The Monaghan Town Park Run has any opportunity for anyone aged 16 plus to help out for an hour on Saturday mornings at Rossmore Park, Monaghan. RUN

Irish Neonatal Health Alliance need skilled seamstresses/quilters to make  make clothing for babies born prematurely who sadly do not survive.  SEW

For more information on any of the roles listed above or any other queries get in touch with Grace or Sinéad.  

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Volunteer Management Tip of the Month 

Watch for burnout. Don’t over-use your volunteers by giving them too many shifts, hours or positions. Watch for signs that a volunteer has over-committed. Try to be flexible and find a schedule that works for each individual volunteer.


 Christmas Holidays 

Grace and Sinéad will be out of the office from Friday 21st December until Monday 7th January. You can still access our website and apply for roles online at www.volunteermonaghan.ie  


Thank You!  

Finally, we would like to thank everyone we have worked with all year for their support and cooperation. We wish you all a happy Christmas and we look forward to working with you in 2019. 


'November is the month to remind us to be thankful for 
the many positive things happening in our lives'
Welcome to our November Newsletter 
Emyvale Tidy Towns are seeking volunteers to help with the work that is involved in keeping Emyvale a clean and picturesque village 
Clones Meals on Wheels are seeking drivers and and assistants to deliver meals around the Clones and Smithborough area  
The Syrian Befriending Programme is an initiative seeking volunteer befrienders in the Clones and Carrickmacross area 
Blood Donors are required to fill Ireland's blood component needs. Donating blood is something everyone should try at least once!
Volunteer Adjudicators are required to help out at Concern debates. If you have an interested in current affairs this role is for you.  
Depaul Ireland have a variety of volunteer roles in their Dublin hostels over the Christmas period. Roles include musicians & meal assistants
Sunshine House are looking for energetic volunteers to help out at a fun filled week in summer 2019
Volunteer Management Tip of the Month
Undertake strategic planning. Sit down with your group & discuss the work the group is doing & the direction you are going. It mightn't be the most exciting meeting but it is so important & worthwhile doing 
Finally, we wish to invite you to our Christmas Coffee Morning Friday 7th of December 10am - 12pm. This is an opportunity for those who use our service, volunteers and groups, to meet up and catch up. 
For more information on any of the roles listed above or our Christmas Coffee Morning get in touch with Grace or Sinead. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Welcome to the October newsletter from Monaghan Volunteer Centre. The evenings are drawing in now and community and voluntary groups around Co. Monaghan are in full swing after summer breaks. It’s a great time to find a new volunteer role. We only have space for a few here, but you can find lots more at Search Volunteer Roles

Camphill Community have a great opportunity for anyone who has an interested in horses or horse riding, spending time outdoors and helping other people.  Horse Riding Support

For anyone free in Castleblayney on Thursday evenings, Failte Isteach need volunteers to help with English conversation classes for migrants. No experience needed and this role really does help new arrivals integrate into Monaghan life. Failte Isteach

Monaghan Volunteer Centre would like some new members for our steering group. We would like to hear from anyone with an interest in volunteering. We would particularly welcome those with a disability or migrants. Steering Group Information

After the success of last year, the Haunting of Rossmore Park is back and promising to be spookier than ever. More information on volunteer roles here: Rossmore Haunting

Helping Hands, the odd jobs service for older people is seeking new volunteers around the County and especially in Clones and Newbliss Helping Hands Volunteers 

A Monaghan based community project for children is seeking volunteers to help at their breakfast club. More here: Breakfast Club

In Clones and Carrickmacross volunteer befrienders are needed to help Syrian refugee families settle in. Training & support provided for volunteers. Syrian Befriending Project

Free on Saturday mornings? How about being a steward with Monaghan Town Park Run? Get out and about in beautiful Rossmore Park and help others get fit, while getting a little bit of exercise yourself too. Park Run

The MID/CAWT Community Health Plan needs some volunteers to meet with a community health rep and answer a questionnaire about wellness and lifestyle. The meeting will take about 30 minutes. The community health rep can also help you find ways to improve your wellness & lifestyle if you want.  Find out more at Health Plan

Volunteer Management Tip of the Month

If your organsiation works with children it is legally required to have Child Protection measures in place. Find out more and get basic online training on the Tusla website at Children First

 Get Mentioned Here:

If your group has a volunteer role or event you would like us to include in our newsletter just get in touch. 

Contact Details:

To find out more about volunteering or to enquiry about finding volunteers for your organisation, please contact us at or 047 72191. You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Best wishes,

Sinéad Keenan and Grace Sherry