Volunteer Galway launch pilot programme in Gort and South Galway:

Volunteer Galway launch pilot programme in Gort and South Galway: are holding an information evening on Thursday 11th April at 7pm at Gort Cancer Support Centre to launch its new pilot outreach programme in Gort and South Galway.  The information evening is for community organisations in the Gort, Kinvara and Ardrahan areas to find out more about Volunteer Galway’s services and give advice and feedback on how best to deliver the service. The service can help recruit and advertise for new volunteers, provide volunteer management training, assist with Garda vetting and promote events.

Organisations who would like to attend should register at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/volunteer-galway-community-information-evening-tickets-59217145075. Anyone who cannot attend, or are interested in volunteering in the Gort area can also arrange to meet Support Officer Teresa Butler, at Gort Family Resource Centre fortnightly on Thursdays by appointment from 3 – 5pm. For enquiries or to make an appointment call (091) 581 727 or email teresa@volunteergalway.ie. There are a number of local volunteering opportunities currently available in the south Galway area that can be viewed at www.volunteergalway.ie. Any organisations that require volunteers can also register their roles on the website.