Beast from the East and climate change
I’m no meteorologist but something is definitely amiss, especially when we consider last year was one of the hottest on record globally. Things are getting more extreme, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon.
International development events in Ireland
Keen to get more involved in the international development sector in Ireland? Attending events is the best way to meet like-minded people, find out about new initiatives and be inspired to promote the SDGs in your everyday life.
How volunteering can benefit your career
Although many people consider volunteering overseas to be a “career break”, it’s actually a fantastic way of developing new skills and progressing your professional career.
Overview of the SDGs
At VSO Ireland, we see how small changes and actions lead to create positive impact every day. While the SDGs are aimed at countries, we can all take guidance from them to make small changes in our own lives that will better the communities, country and world we live in.
VSO Ireland – leading the way in volunteering
Fantastic news to kick off 2018 – we’re Ireland’s leading international volunteering organisation! VSO Ireland is the very first organisation to be found fully compliant with all 44 indicators of Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice.
Resolutions for a more sustainable 2018
2018 is here and with it comes boundless possibilities for a happier, healthier self – and planet too. Living by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is something we pride ourselves on here at VSO, so what better time to look at our current habits and see how we can become a little more sustainable in our everyday lives.
Our highlights of 2017
Like most people over Christmas week, we’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing in the VSO Ireland office. Here are just some of our 2017 highlights…
Words of wisdom – inspiring quotes from VSO Ireland volunteers
It’s International Volunteer Day, the perfect opportunity to give a shout out to the hundreds of Irish volunteers who have passed through our doors and shared their skills on VSO placements.
A quick guide to volunteering as a nurse or midwife
Are you a nurse or midwife thinking about volunteering abroad? In this quick giude, we run through what volunteering often look like for health professionals, and the benefits to be gained.