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Turn Up and Try Volunteering Opportunities

Turn Up and Try

If you have registered for a volunteering opportunity and are just waiting to get started or perhaps you’d like to volunteer but don’t want to over commit yourself, have a look at our new calendar of Turn Up & Try Volunteering Opportunities below.  These are one off opportunities currently available with organisations across Northern Ireland where you can get involved in volunteering straight away! Simply call or email the contact for further information and then Turn Up & Try!  There is no long term commitment or obligation and there is a great variety of opportunities to suit everyone.  We’ll be adding new opportunities all the time so visit this page again if there is nothing suitable just now.

NB Please ensure you leave a contact name and number if you plan to attend so the organisers can advise you of the latest arrangements. Should a Turn Up and Try Event be cancelled or postponed, organisers will endeavour to contact you.

Happy Volunteering!

Date & Time   Turn Up and Try Event   Location   If interested contact
             
OCTOBER 2018
             
Wednesday 10 October   Cause - Door Collection - Volunteers needed to help with our store collection at Tesco Knocknagoney   Tesco Knocknagoney   Contact Verity Comford T: 9065 0650 E: volunteering@cause.org.uk
             
Saturday 20 October 11am - 3pm   Ring of Gullion Partnership -Seed Collecting - With autumn upon us we need volunteers to help us collect the seeds and fruit from native trees for our nursery. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear (hiking boots are ideal) and bring a packed lunch   Car Park of access Road from Tandragee Rd to Lurganare Rd, Steensons Bridge, 60 Tandragee Rd, Goragh, Newry   Registration is Essential - T: 028 3082 8594 E: volunteer@ringofgullion.org
             
Thursday 25 October   TinyLife - White Collar Boxing Event - Volunteers needed to help with selling raffle tickets at this fundraising event.   La Mon Hotel, Belfast   Contact Gill E: gillian@tinlylife.org.uk
             
Friday 26 & Saturday 27 October   Tinylife - Peatlands Halloween Event - Zombies needed for our Fright Night Express event in Dungannon   Peatlands Park, Derryhubbert Rd, Dungannon   Contact Leanne E: leanne@tinylife.org.uk
             
NOVEMBER 2018
             
Saturday 3 November - 11am - 3pm   Ring of Gullion Partnership - Cherry Laurel Clearance - Volunteers needed to help clear the cheery laurel from the Park entrance and pathways. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear (hiking boots are ideal) and bring a packed lunch.   Car Park of access Road from Tandragee Rd to Lurganare Rd, Steensons Bridge, 60 Tandragee Road   Registration is Essential - T: 028 3082 8594 E: volunteer@ringofgullion.org
             
Saturday 17 November 12noon - 4pm   Tinylife - Door Collection - Volunteers needed to help with our store collection in Asda's Portadown   Asda, Portadown   Contact Leanne E: leanne@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 24 November   Cause - Door Collection - Volunteers needed to help with our store collection at Tesco Springhill   Tesco, Springhill, Bangor   Contact Verity Comford T: 9065 0650 E: volunteering@cause.org.uk
             
DECEMBER 2018
             
Saturday 2 December   TinyLife - Santa Colour Run - Volunteers needed in various roles to help with our sponsored Santa Colour Run.   Lurgan Park   Contact Leanne E: leanne@tinylife.org.uk
             
Saturday 8, Sunday 9, Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 December   Tinylife - Santa Express - Volunteers needed in various roles to help with our Christmas event in Peatlands Dunganne.   Peatlands Park, Dungannon   Contact Leanne E: leanne@tinylife.org.uk
             
Tuesday 18 9am - 8pm & Wednesday 19 December, 9am - 3pm   Tinylife - Christmas Bag Pack - Volunteers needed to help with our Christmas Bag pack in M&S Forestside. Various time slots.   Forestside, Belfast   Contact Leanne E: leanne@tinylife.org.uk
             
ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES
             
Every Thursday and 4th Saturday of month   Belfast Hills Partnership - Conservation Volunteers - activities can range from tree planting, wildflower seed collection, surveys or managing the spread of invasive species.   Across Belfast Hills   Contact Lisa Critchley T: 9060 3466 E: lisa.critchley@belfasthills.org
             
Weekdays   Oxfam Ireland - Warehouse Volunteers needed to help label items for sale in charity shops.   42 The Cutts, Dunmurry   Contact Debora: T: 9062 6073 E:debora.pellegrin@oxfamireland.org
             
Every Saturday 10am - 1pm   Belfast Lough Sailability - Would you like to learn how to sail and help people with disabilities get out on the water? We would like to invite you to this volunteering taster session, weather permitting. You will do practice sessions on the boats, boat maintenance and sailing theory. We also have shore based activities if you don't want to go on the water.   Marina 3, Quayside, Carrickfergus   Contact Gillian McAdam E: belfastloughsailabilityni@gmail.com
             
Various Dates and Times   Assisi Animal Sanctuary - Volunteers required to help with dog walking, cleaning, socialising cats and rabbits, grooming and giving the animals some TLC! Powerwashing and painting also required (weather permitting)   1 Old Bangor Road, Conlig, Newtownards   Contact Elaine McCrory T: 9181 2622 E: elaine@assisi-ni.org
             
Various Dates and Times   Cancer Focus Northern Ireland - Charity Shops - Volunteers required to help in local Charity Shops.   Cancer Focus Charity Shops - Bangor, Lisburn, Newtownards, Belfast   Contact Morag Chambers T: 9066 3281 E:moragchambers@cancerfocusni.org.
             
Various Dates and Times   The Conservation Volunteers Action Team - Volunteers needed to work on practical seasonal tasks ie. tree planting, woodland management, pathwork, fencing etc. across Belfast and beyond. Learn new skills and meet new people. Accredited training, driving and project leader opportunities also available.   Various   Contact E: n.walker@tcv.org.uk T: 9064 5169