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Student Services - ALIVE
What is ALIVE?
What is volunteering?
The volunteer opportunities on offer for St. Angela’s College students span a wide and diverse spectrum – from school homework clubs, mentor programmes for youth, to managing promotional events to raising awareness and funds for people with a disability, as well as providing friendship to children of refugees and asylum seekers and the new communities of Ireland.
How do I get started volunteering?
To find out about the latest volunteer opportunities off-campus log on to the Sligo Volunteer Centre at www.volunteersligo.ie. Once on the website register to volunteer by completing the Volunteer Registration Form with details on your areas of interest. So for example you may be interested in: young people, older people, people with disabilities, environmental organisations, social justice issues like human rights or homelessness, and the list goes on! The Sligo Volunteer Centre are equip with friendly staff which can help you find the ideal volunteer opportunity that matches your interest and the time you can give to an organisation.
How do I get recognition for my volunteering?
Annually at the end of the academic year students are invited to tell ALIVE about their volunteering and apply for the ALIVE Certificate. All you have to do is volunteer for a minimum of ten hours throughout the academic year and complete the online application to be eligible for the Certificate. Once you complete the online form you are invited to attend the ALIVE Certificate Awards Ceremony in St Angela’s College in order to receive your certificate.
If you have any questions about volunteering at St. Angela’s College and the ALIVE Certificate for Volunteering please contact:
St Angela’s Student Union will be promoting Volunteering by organising a Volunteering Week during the first term of the academic year. The promotional week will include workshops with the Sligo Volunteer Centre and a Volunteering Fair to showcase the volunteering opportunities in the local area.
To find out more about volunteering in Sligo contact: