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Apr 26 2016 - 2:44pm

VSO Ireland is searching for a creative, dynamic and passionate fundraising professional who can leverage all opportunities for raising unrestricted income within Ireland to support VSO’s work. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of individual and community fundraising activities for VSO Ireland. 

Apr 14 2016 - 11:33am

Africa Day

Mar 24 2016 - 2:21pm

Marie Moreau, a recently retired primary school principal from Donabate, Co Dublin, will depart for Uganda this Friday where she will volunteer with VSO Ireland, the international development organisation that fights poverty through volunteers. Marie will volunteer as an Inspection Adviser in Kampala, Uganda where she will play a vital role in improving the quality of primary education available to children who are living in some of the world’s poorest communities.

Mar 18 2016 - 11:45am

Padraic McKeon, a retired primary principal teacher from Co Mayo, departs for Uganda today to begin his third volunteer placement with VSO Ireland, the international development organisation that fights poverty through volunteers. Padraic will use his professional skills and experience to volunteer as a teacher educator in the Karamoja region where he will be involved in capacity building for pre-service tutors and students in preparation for school practice.

Dec 21 2015 - 10:29am

Siobhán Neville and Peter O’Reilly, both paediatricians and also a couple, will travel to Tanzania on January 5 to share their skills with local health workers and improve the services that are available to mothers and newborn children. Both volunteer placements are part of VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) Ireland’s new partnership with the RCPI (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland).

Nov 26 2015 - 10:44am

Eugene Egan, an anaesthesiologist from Co Cork, will depart for Ethiopia on 29 November where he will volunteer for five weeks with VSO Ireland, the international development organisation that fights poverty through volunteers. Eugene will use his skills and experience as an anaesthesiologist to develop and provide capacity building training for local anaesthetists in the Tigray region.

This will be Eugene’s fourth volunteer placement with VSO Ireland and he is looking forward to returning to Ethiopia.

Nov 3 2015 - 2:48pm

Antrim woman Bridgeen Butler will depart for Zambia on 8 November where she will volunteer for 12 months with VSO Ireland, the international development organisation that fights poverty through volunteers. Bridgeen will use her skills and experience to volunteer as a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor with the Ministry of Local Government and Housing in Zambia’s Kasama District.

Bridgeen, who is from Ballycastle, was recently employed as a Policing and Community Safety Partnership Manager with Moyle District Council and she is looking forward to her placement in Zambia.

Jul 22 2015 - 3:48pm

Sandymount woman Dr. Pauline Faughnan has decided to volunteer her extensive community development experience for the third time with VSO, the charity that recruits professional volunteers to work with poor and marginalised communities in the developing world.

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