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Volunteer Now 2019 (volunteer from countries listed only)

Volunteer Now 2019 (volunteer from countries listed only)

Belfast, United Kingdom

1 , Open

Project description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced volunteer with a passion for volunteering! The individual will support the Community Engagement Team of Volunteer Now in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Volunteer Now works to promote, develop and support volunteering across Northern Ireland and would be delighted to welcome an Erasmus + volunteer to support the organisation in undertaking the following tasks: • supporting events and activities undertaken by the organisation • managing databases and the distribution of information • preparing information leaflets and information to be distributed via social media, e.g. twitter, facebook and the website • any other task we feel may develop and enhance your experience with us. The volunteer will be based primarily in the Community Engagement Team but will also support other activities across the organisation.


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

This project is co-ordinated by Bryson and the volunteer will live in a shared house along with volunteers from other projects. The volunteer will have his/her own bedroom and will share the living room, kitchen and bathroom with the other volunteers. They will receive cash each week as pocket money/money for food. The house will be within cycling distance of the project and Volunteer Now provides bikes to their E+ volunteers.


Training during the project

In addition to the induction/orientation training provided on arrival in Belfast, the volunteer will receive induction into Volunteer Now, including relevant policies and procedures. Depending on the training being delivered during the volunteer's placement, it may be possible for the volunteer to attend training on best practice in involving volunteers and other relevant volunteer-involving best practice. The volunteer will attend on arrival and mid-term trainings.


Volunteer profile

THE VOLUNTEER MUST BE FROM ONE OF THE COUNTRIES LISTED - volunteers from other countries will not be considered. The volunteer should have volunteered before (locally or internationally), have good conversational skills in English since the role will involve face to face activities with the public, an ability to use social media, IT and be willing to embrace the work of Volunteer Now. Those applying should have a passion for volunteering!


How to apply

Please email the following to (NOT to Volunteer Now) • full CV (without "personal" / "sensitive" data due to GDPR) • full motivation letter which is specific to the project • Please say in the covering e-mail that you are applying for the placement in Volunteer Now


Related links

This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 53 week(s) during the period 01/06/2019 to 31/05/2020

Project location


Looking for volunteers from

Germany, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria, Spain, France

Project topics

Application deadline

Application deadline: 15/04/2019


Name: Mary Hegarty