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About Causeway Volunteer Centre

  • Causeway Volunteer Centre (CVC) is the leading centre for volunteering in the Causeway Area Covering Coleraine, Ballymoney and Moyle.
  • CVC was established as a charity in 1997 (recognised by HMRC) to improve the volunteering infrastructure of the North-East and Causeway area.
  • CVC receives over 200 requests for advice and support each year and has seen a huge increase in amount of willing volunteers
  • CVC has a strong management team with a diverse range of expertise, skills and knowledge.
  • Causeway Volunteer Centre has charitable objectives providing high quality services to all sectors ie: the community and voluntary sector and private and public sectors. Causeway Volunteer Centre (CVC) delivers a portfolio of volunteer-effective projects liaising with national charities, voluntary and community organisations, local authorities, regional colleges, SMEs, health professionals and Government Departments.

The vision for CVC is:

To be a first stop catalyst for change in people’s lives through volunteering and a stepping stone to personal and career development

The Department for Social Development (DSD) and Coleraine Borough Council funds Causeway Volunteer Centre under the NI Government’s Supporting Volunteering agenda to:

  • Promote volunteering
  • Recruit, support, train and develop volunteers
  • Initiate, develop and support volunteering opportunities
  • Provide training and support to volunteer involving organisations
  • Encourage good practice

Members of AIVC

The Association of Independent Volunteer Centres (AIVC) is a network of volunteer centre which support people-centred volunteering in the North West.

AIVC seeks to further the development of existing charitable volunteer centres and to provide a forum for issues affecting the independent charitable volunteer sector in Northern Ireland.

The local authority areas covered by AIVC include: Moyle, Ballymoney, Coleraine (Causeway), Limavady, Omagh, Craigavon and Banbridge, Cookstown and Magherafelt.,

Services provided include:

  • Supporting local volunteers
  • Assisting local charities
  • Assisting the voluntary and community sector in each area
  • Volunteer recruitment and placement
  • Befriending
  • Regular newsletters
  • Small grants 

Click here to read about some volunteering stories.

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