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News View The Wheel's 2023 Annual Infographic!     View The Wheel’s 2023 Annual Infographic! The Wheel is delighted to publish our Infographic for 2023, showcasing some of our results and achievements throughout the year. One of our most successful years yet, we saw some significant milestones including our membership growing to 2323 members by 31 December with member representation from every county on the island. We also welcomed a whopping 7473 people to 139 events, both in-person and online, with attendees reporting a 95% satisfaction rating. We continue to be heartened by our growing membership and our level of engagement with our members and look forward to continuing our journey together throughout 2024 and beyond. Find out more Survey: Commissioning of Social, Community and Personal Services TASC, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development, has launched a questionnaire that aims to collect baseline information on the commissioning of social, community and personal services in Ireland, including information on the scale of commissioning, approaches to commissioning, and the impact of commissioning across public bodies and the community and voluntary sector. TASC is inviting Directors or Managers of community and voluntary and local development organisations who are engaged in securing contracts to deliver services to complete the questionnaire. Please complete the questionnaire by 14 June 2024. Find out more Consultations Open for the National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is developing a successor strategy to the National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy (2019-2021) to promote inclusion, protect rights and to improve quality of life and wellbeing for LGBTI+ people; enabling them to participate fully in Ireland’s social, economic, cultural, and political life. As part of this process the Department wants to gather the views of members of the LGBTIQ+ community and those who engage with LGBTIQ+ issues through their own lived experience, at a local level, in a manner that will contribute most effectively to the development of a new whole of lifecycle strategy. A series of regional consultation workshops will be facilitated by key LGBT experts – Dr. Grainne Healy and Dr. Kathy Walsh, in partnership with LGBT Ireland.  Find out more Business Post to Publish Special Not-For-For Profit Sector Report on 9 June The Business Post is partnering with The Wheel to publish a special Not-for-profit Sector Report on Sunday 9 June 2024. The report presents service providers and sector leaders with an opportunity to showcase thought leadership and raise their profile in this vital sector and beyond! The report will appear in Business Post print and online editions, and the digital version will be circulated by The Wheel to thousands of organisations in the not-for-profit sector. The not-for-profit sector contributes significantly to Ireland’s social and economic prospects. Every year over two-thirds of adults,  that’s more than two million people – participate in the social, sporting, cultural and humanitarian activities offered by 32,842 organisations in the non-for-profit-sector. The sector directly employs around 165,000 people and manages a combined annual income of €14.2BN. Find out more     READ THE LATEST NEWS OR SUBMIT A STORY
Training & Events Explore our training & events calendarDealing with Difficult Situations in Volunteer Programmes – 5 June
 Mentoring Opportunities for Members of The Wheel – Summer 2024
 Webinar Series: Elevating Wellbeing – A Deep Dive into How Organisations Impact Mental Health in the Hybrid Work Landscape – 7 June
 The Wheel’s Pre-Budget Submission Launch – 13 June
 The Wheel’s Annual General Meeting 2024 – 13 June
 The Wheel’s Social Enterprise Member Network – 18 June
 Pre-Budget Campaigning Workshop – 19 June Please email Sinéad Vaughan if you have any queries: .      EXPLORE OUR TRAINING & EVENTS CALENDAR
Funding  Science Foundation Ireland – Discover Programme 2024 In line with SFI’s 2025 Strategy – Shaping Our Future(opens in a new tab), the SFI Discover Programme Call aims to empower and inspire deep public engagement and the programme is a key part of the SFI Education and Public Engagement activity Deadline: 3 July Find out more Rethink Ireland – Sports and Wellness Fund 2024 The Sports and Wellness Fund aims to support social innovations that use sports and physical activity programmes to have a demonstrable impact on improving mental health outcomes and social inclusion for people and communities in Ireland. Deadline: 12 July Find out more     SEE MORE FUNDING NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES HERE
Latest Jobs Below is a selection of paid and voluntary positions in Ireland’s Nonprofit Sector: Policy Research Officer – Alcohol Action Ireland Administration Executive (Strategic Communications)Women’s Aid Executive Assistant to C.E.O – Coolmine Therapeutic Community Head of Philanthropy  Cuan Mhuire Secretary General Association of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland     SIGN UP TO RECEIVE JOB DEADLINES
Community Notices Applications Invited for Graduate Certificate in Group Analytic Studies Maynooth University Part-time Certificate in Directing now Open for Applications IPPOSI launches call for jurors to join its third Citizens’ Jury on the use of AI in healthcare Declan J. Magee appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation Cork students shine in international Bright Future Prize competition INOU’s Free Building Futures Programme Opens for Applications NALA Summer spotlight – Free ‘Literacy friendly in action’ training webinars for the community and voluntary sector Open Call: Advisory Group for Dublin City Council Culture Company UCC Applications Open for Masters in Voluntary & Community Sector Management Applications Now Open for MSc in Sustainable Development (part-time / full-time) at TU Dublin DCU MSc in Health and Social Inclusion – Next intake September 2024 Applications Open Now WEBINAR: Hybrid Working is punishing the 3rd Sector & the sector is just letting it happen!, 5 June FREE Suicide Bereavement Support Services Awareness Evening, 13 June HUGG Free Information Event – Finding Hope and Healing After Suicide, 15 June Call for Presentations – All-Island Social Security Network Conference, 20 June Leadership Essentials in Global Health: Summer Programme – Trinity College Dublin, 19-24 Aug Barnardos Training Events for Spring 2024 IGHN Conference 2024 – Fostering Humanity: Promoting Health Equity for a Better Planet, 2 & 3 Oct One Year Course in Organic Horticulture at the Organic Centre, Leitrim     VISIT THE NOTICEBOARD OR POST YOUR NOTICE
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