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Time Banking workshops

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Time Banking workshops

Time: October 9, 2009 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Volunteer Development Agency
City/Town: Belfast
Phone: 028 9081 8332
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Volunteer Development Agency
Latest Activity: Sep 30, 2009

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Event Description

Time Banking information workshop

Time Banking is an exciting new type of volunteering programme that offers potential for development across Northern Ireland. Time Banking is already being successfully practiced in a wide range of settings, including community groups, hospitals, jails and housing associations across the UK.

It was originally developed in the USAin the 1980’s by Dr Edgar Cahn, a Civil Rights Lawyer. After suffering a heart attack and feeling a sense of ‘uselessness’ while ill, he dreamed up a new way of exchanging skills and knowledge which didn’t require actual money, but still meant that a system of giving and receiving would flourish.

To find our more about how it works in practice and the benefits that can be gained for communities, come along to one of these freeworkshops:

Fermanagh House, Eniskillen, 8thOctober 09 - 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm

Volunteer Development Agency, Belfast, 9thOctober 09 - 11.00am to 1.30pm

For further information please contact either: Maeve Donaghy (Fermanagh Volunteer Centre) on 028 6605 0000, Christine Irvine(Volunteer Development Agency) on 028 9081 8332,


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