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To mark the European Year of Volunteering Donegal County Council is hosting a conference to highlight the potential of Time  Banking for Communities and Individuals in Donegal.

 

“Making Time Count” - Exploring the possibilities for Community and Voluntary Groups

 

Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny

 

Wednesday 9th March 2011

 

9.15 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.

 

Who should Attend?

All those involved with Community and Voluntary Groups including Family Resource Centre staff and management, sporting, youth, and faith based organisations and anyone interested in becoming involved in a time bank  as an individual or using  time banking as a methodology  in their organisation.  Organisations wishing to explore the potential of the time banking model as a method of sharing resources in these economically uncertain times.

 

What is Timebanking?

Time banks are a new and exciting way for people to come together to help others and help themselves at the same time by sharing their skills. Participants "deposit" their time in the bank by giving practical help and/or support to others and are able to "withdraw" their time when they need something done themselves.  Everyone's time is equally valued.  There are different models of timebanking including - person to person, person - agency and agency - agency.  Timebanking has the potential to strengthen communities through reciprocity.

 

Book Your Place 

To book your place at this exciting  FREE seminar please contact Joanne Curran on (074) 9172376 or e-mail: jcurran@donegalcoco.ie  Please note spaces are limited so early booking is advisable.

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