Meet our Volunteer Centre Team
Emma Golesworthy, Manager & Meath Volunteer Centre's Garda Vetting Liaison Officer
Emma is the Manager of Meath Volunteer Centre and is responsible for the day to day management of the Centre. She is also one of the Centre's volunteer management trainers and our appointed Garda Vetting Liaison Officer.
In addition to the day to day management of the centre Emma focuses on building and developing relationships with local volunteer involving organisations, supporting them to identify where potential volunteering opportunties may lie within their organisation and offering support and advice on all other aspects of volunteer management.
Sally-Ann Duffy,Volunteer Placement Officer
Sally-Ann joined the volunteer centre team in May 2016 and is responsible for the effective recruitment of volunteers, matching and supporting them in their volunteering roles within Co Meath.
Sally-Ann's is also one of the Centre's volunteer management trainers and continuously encourages and promotes volunteering through delivering presentations and workshops to potential volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.
Meath Volunteer Centre is involved in developing and promoting volunteerism throughout Meath, and supporting the Voluntary organisations in maximising their volunteers’ efforts. This includes:
Developing and managing a database of volunteer candidates
Gathering information and generating volunteer role opportunities for voluntary organisations, informing them about how volunteers can help them in their service provision
Advising candidates about suitable roles with voluntary organisations, and referring suitable registered volunteers to the organisations and
Advising voluntary organisations about best practices in managing volunteers
In addition, we look to involve the Volunteer centre in the wider community and voluntary sector throughout Meath; playing an important role in creating awareness of the contribution Volunteers can make, and facilitating community groups in service provision to their users throughout the county.
The Meath Volunteer Centre office opens from 9.00am-5.30pm Monday-Friday.