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Cork Volunteer Week 2010

Volunteer Week take places from the 5th-11th April 2010.  The event, organised by Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Dara Murphy, is sponsored by Bord Gáis Energy with the Evening Echo as exclusive print media sponsors and 96FM and C103 as radio sponsors.

What is Volunteer Week?

The main aims of the week are:      

  • to say 'thank you' to volunteers
  • to acknowledge the tremendous contribution volunteers make to our community
  • to highlight good volunteering practice .i.e. induction, development and training, working contracts
  • to enable voluntary and community groups the opportunity to recruit a new generation of volunteers

Some of the events taking place include:

The Lord Mayor’s Volunteer Fair in City Hall
riday, 9th April      (4pm set-up to 9pm)
Saturday,10th April  (10am to 5pm)
Sunday, 11th April   (11am to 4pm)

The Lord Mayor’s Community & Voluntary Awards in City Hall
Wednesday, 7th April (time to be confirmed)

Training Workshops in City Hall
These will be run throughout the day to support effective community participation and active citizenship.

Friday, 9th April

Saturday, 10th April

Sunday, 11th April

A Night to Celebrate Volunteering’ in Cubin’s nightclub
Friday 9th April

Organisations are encouraged to participate and to organise activities to celebrate volunteering.  Events will be advertised in the Volunteer Week Calendar.

Further information is available from:

Alison Leo,
Event Organiser,
Community & Enterprise,
Cork City Council,
ity Hall,
Cork .

Landline: 021 4924752
Mobile : 087 2354074





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