February Newsletter 2019

National Volunteering Strategy


Volunteer Ireland & Carlow Volunteer Centre held a Focus Group in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel on January 28th to discuss the National Volunteering Strategy. With over 30 people in attendance, a very informative and productive day was had.

Garda Vetting Training    garda vetting


Carlow Volunteer Centre will be holding Garda Vetting Training on February 26th ,11:00am-1:00pm,in our office.This Training is now compulsory for any groups registering to avail of CVC Garda Vetting Service. Please call Natasha on 059 917 3033 or email natasha@volunteercarlow.ie to book a place or see alternative dates for training.


Volunteer Recognition Awards in Memory of Paddy Looney

Carlow Volunteer Centre are hosting there third Volunteer Recognition Awards Night in Memory of Paddy Looney, on Wednesday 6th of March in the Seven Oaks. Help them to recognise and thank volunteers for their significant volunteer contribution to life in County Carlow. Individuals or organisations can nominate volunteers and nomination forms are available by contacting the centre directly on 059 9173033 or emailing helen@volunteercarlow.ie . Closing date for applications 20th February 2019.


January Newsletter 2019

Happy New Year!


Syrian Winter Food Festival 2018


Carlow Volunteer Centre and St Catherine’s hosted a Syrian Winter Food Festival in An Gairdin Beo on December 7th. A huge thanks to all involved.

Garda Vetting Training 2019


garda vetting

Carlow Volunteer Centre will be holding Garda Vetting Training on December 9th, 6:30pm- 8:30 pm, in our offices. This training is now compulsory for any groups registering to avail of CVC Garda Vetting Service. Please call Natasha on 059 9173033 or email natasha@volunteercarlow.ie to book a place or see alternative dates for training.


December Newsletter

Garda Vetting Training 2018


garda vetting

Carlow Volunteer Centre will be holding Garda Vetting Training on December 4th, 11 am- 1 pm, in our offices. This training is now compulsory for any groups registering to avail of CVC Garda Vetting Service. Please call Natasha on 059 9173033 or email natasha@volunteercarlow.ie to book a place or see alternative dates for training.

Christmas Tree Celebration 2018


Carlow Volunteer Centre will be hosting our Annual Christmas Tree Celebration in Fairgreen Shopping Centre Carlow, Friday 7th at 10:30 am, St Fiacc’s National School Choir will be attending as we celebrate our volunteers/organisations.

Schools Programme


Sinead our Education Officer works closely with schools, delivering workshops monthly. This month she is attending Tullow Community School.

Carlow Volunteer Centre would like to wish everyone A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!