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Family Carers Ireland: State of Caring 2024 Survey - A Call for Urgent Action

Family Carers Ireland unveiled its ‘State of Caring 2024’ Survey, revealing an alarming and deteriorating situation for family carers across the country. The extensive survey, with responses from 2,127 family carers, highlights the crushing impact of systemic neglect, financial strain and a deepening housing crisis.

Nationwide
  • News

MA in Educational Practice at National College of Ireland, Open Events

The MA in Educational Practice at National College of Ireland is a two-year, part-time evening programme for professionals working in education and training contexts who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and competence to effectively enable the learning & development of others.

Dublin 1 / Online
  • Events

The Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

This iconic cycling event now in its 42nd year takes place along one of the world’s most renowned touring routes The Ring of Kerry, a 170 KM circular route starting and ending in the beautiful town of Killarney.

Co Kerry
  • Fundraisers

Irish Hospice Foundation: Cycle Challenge 2024 – Registration Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that the IHF Cycle Challenge 2024 will see us take on a stunning route across the South of France, beginning in Biarritz on the Bay of Biscay and ending in Canet Plage on the Mediterranean.

Biarritz to Canet Plage
  • Fundraisers

Children's Health Foundation: Clash of the Companies 2024

Clash of the Companies is Ireland’s foremost team building event that brings hundreds of people from all sectors of business together to compete against each other with the ultimate goal of raising funds for sick children in Ireland.

Dublin
  • Fundraisers

Belong To Primary 2024 - Key Survey Findings

According to new research, primary school staff across Ireland overwhelmingly support being LGBTQ+ inclusive for their pupils – with 90% believing it is important for those working in primary schools to know about LGBTQ+ inclusivity. Some 80% feel comfortable with a pupil coming out to them as LGBTQ+.

Nationwide
  • News

HUGG Men: Suicide Bereavement Support Group Launched

It is vital that men know that accessing support can be lifesaving, that mens grief is valid and they deserve help. Following a death by suicide 65% of men experienced mental health problems; 40% used alcohol to cope with their grief; 33% reported problems with family relationships and 28% said their physical health deteriorated.

Nationwide
  • Services & Requests

Barnardos: Recruitment Open Afternoon

Join our Recruitment Open Afternoon, Thursday 13th June 4 - 7.30pm in Barnardos Christ Church Square. Do you enjoy working to support children and families in vulnerable communities, in a trauma informed way? Then Barnardos is the career for you!

Dublin 8
  • Events

Building Children's Futures Closing Conference

As part of the EU-funded Building Children’s Futures project, Eurochild and project partners are organising an international hybrid conference on the importance of using child rights impact assessments to develop public policies with children and youth representatives across Europe in Malta, July 3 2024.

Online
  • Events

European Movement Ireland: Board Member

We are looking for motivated & committed individuals with a passion for Europe & Ireland in Europe. We encourage people of all backgrounds, skills, gender identities and ethnicities to apply.

Dublin 2
  • Volunteering

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland: Information Line Volunteers

As an Information Line Volunteer, you'll be instrumental in delivering this essential service, providing help to individuals with their enquiries via phone, clinics, and online forms.

Remote
  • Volunteering

National Print Museum: QQI Cultural and Heritage Studies

The QQI Cultural and Heritage Studies Award is a long-established, award-winning programme at the National Print Museum which aims to assist people in developing the skills to seek employment in the Cultural and Heritage industry and/or progress to Further Education after the course.

Dublin 4 / Online
  • Training

Suicide or Survive: Free Half-Day Wellness Workshop - Adamstown

Attending a Wellness Workshop is a great opportunity for you to take time out and learn a wide range of simple practical and effective tools and tips that can be used in your everyday life to improve your own wellness. These workshops aim to help you understand and take charge of your own mental health.

Adamstown, Co Dublin
  • Training

Barnardos Cost of Living Report 2024

Barnardos commissioned Amarach Research to carry out a nationally representative survey with 1,000 parents/guardians with children aged under 18 in their care. The survey was carried out in April 2024. We also discussed cost of living issues directly with parents in over 10 Barnardos services across the country.

Nationwide
  • News

Safeguarding Ireland urges people to make an Advance Healthcare Directive

Safeguarding Ireland are encouraging more people to put in place and Advance Healthcare Directive (a document in which a person writes down their future healthcare decisions including refusals / consents on treatment, surgery, medicines & resuscitation) as just 4% of people in Ireland have one according to new research from RED C.

Nationwide
  • News

Hinterland Festival: Volunteer

We are searching for reliable volunteers! We have lots of different areas available to suit different abilities & experience such as: Event Set Up, Ushering, Ticket Collection & Hospitality.

Kells, Co Meath
  • Volunteering

Rutland Youth Service: Board of Directors

As a board member, you'll help guide and support our youth work and probation services, ensuring we effectively serve the interests of young people and the community.

Dublin
  • Volunteering

North West Drug & Alcohol Task Force: 2024 Summer Small Grants Scheme

The NWRDATF invites applications for the 2024 Summer Small Grants Scheme for once-off funding from Voluntary and Community Youth groups working with young people aged between 15 –21 to tackle drug and alcohol misuse in counties Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal.

Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal
  • Funding

ISPCC: Childline Listening Volunteer

At Childline, every volunteer is exposed to amazing, life-affirming experiences through the gift of giving their time to children and young people in need of support and a listening ear.

Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
  • Volunteering

Carmichael: Free Information Sessions - Certified Charity Trustee Programme

The Level 6 Certified Charity Trustee Programme aims to provide learners with a broad understanding of the governance framework guiding Organisations and an understanding and appreciation of the organisational behaviours within an organisation. This will allow the learner to be informed and confident in their roles.

Online
  • Events

The Anne Sullivan Centre: HR Committee Member

At present we are seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced HR professionals to join our new recently established Human Resources Committee. The role would be on a voluntary basis.

Online / Nationwide
  • Volunteering

Brahma Kumaris Ireland: What’s on… June 2024

Brahma Kumaris Ireland offers an education in human, moral and spiritual values. To meet the challenge of change, it initiates dialogue and presents a fresh vision of the future. It recognises the intrinsic goodness of all human beings and teaches meditation to help each one rediscover their inner resources and strengths. All our events / courses are free of charge as a community service.

Dublin / Online
  • Training

Dr Ruth Pritchard - Webinar on Implementing Effectively in Human and Social Services

This live webinar is grounded in Implementation Science and will be useful to NGO, public sector and partner agency staff in human & social services fields who are managing or implementing evidence-based interventions, programmes and services and want to improve their implementation practice.

Online
  • Events