News Alert

The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector issues a regular mail shot to all enrolled VOs in a distinct format, which is recognizable and freshly designed. This MCVS News Alert is issued weekly every Wednesday and contains exclusively MCVS information.

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Summary and direct links to all News Alert back issues:

Issue 101 – Wednesday 22nd May 2024: read HERE.

  • Support: New opportunities in the voluntary sector for MCAST students
  • Training: Gozo Capacity Building Training – Registration deadline approaching!
  • Event: Speed Networking – Registration deadline approaching!
  • Call for VOs: Participate in Inclusive Volunteering Family Day – Applications now Open!
  • Call for VOs: Space for VOs at the Malta Trade Fair 2024
  • Training: Capacity Building on Succession Planning

Issue 100 – Wednesday 15th May 2024: read HERE.

  • Funding: Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS) results published!
  • Call for VOs: Space for VOs at the Malta Trade Fair 2024
  • Training: Gozo Capacity Building Training
  • Event: Speed Networking
  • Event: Visit us at the Public Service EXPO 2024!
  • Funding: Energy & Water Agency schemes fully subscribed

Issue 99 – Wednesday 8th May 2024: read HERE.

  • National Conference 2024 on volunteering: ‘Giving Voice and Visibility to the Sector’
  • Training: Gozo Capacity Building Training
  • Event: Speed Networking
  • Funding: Energy & Water Agency scheme
  • Event: Visit us at the Public Service EXPO 2024!

Issue 98 – Wednesday 1st May 2024: read HERE.

  • Conference: MCVS National Conference 2024 – last few spaces available!
  • Training: Capacity Building Sessions – Safeguarding Youths and Children
  • Event: Speed Networking
  • Funding: Energy & Water schemes
  • Call for Nominations: Civil Society Committee within MCESD
  • Event: Visit us at the Public Service EXPO 2024!

Issue 97 – Wednesday 24th April 2024: read HERE.

  • Conference: MCVS National Conference 2024 – registration deadline approaching!
  • Training: Capacity Building Sessions – Safeguarding Youths and Children
  • Event: Open day held at the Xewkija Volunteer Centre
  • Funding: Energy & Water schemes
  • Call for Nominations: Civil Society Committee within MCESD

Issue 96 – Wednesday 17th April 2024: read HERE.

  • Funding: Two schemes relaunched to assist VOs in their sustainability journey + info meeting tomorrow!
  • Event: Open day at the Gozo Volunteer Support Centre
  • Conference: MCVS National Conference 2024 – book now!
  • Support: Simplygiving.mt – start accepting donations now!

Issue 95 – Wednesday 10th April 2024: read HERE.

  • Conference: MCVS National Conference 2024 announced – book now!
  • Event: Open day at the Gozo Volunteer Support Centre
  • News: Sezzjoni Żgħażagħ Pawlin Munxarin winners of MCVS video contest
  • Training: J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers – deadline to apply is today!
  • Volunteering Opportunities: at the National Swimming Championships
  • Vacancies: Open positions at MCVS for Funding Support Officer and Clerk – closing tomorrow!

Issue 94 – Wednesday 3rd April 2024: read HERE.

  • Event: Open day at the Gozo Volunteer Support Centre
  • Training: J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Support: One-Stop-Shop service update
  • Training: Mental Health First Aid course aimed at VOs
  • Vacancies: Open positions at MCVS for Funding Support Officer and Clerk

Issue 93 – Wednesday 27th March 2024: read HERE.

  • Inauguration of the Volunteer Support Centre in Gozo
  • Open day at the Gozo Volunteer Support Centre
  • Training Sessions: Fundraising & Crowdfunding – deadline to apply tomorrow!
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Mental Health First Aid course aimed at VOs
  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding Support Officer and Clerk

Issue 92 – Wednesday 20th March 2024: read HERE.

  • Training Initiatives Scheme call for proposals 2024 closing this Friday at noon!
  • Training Sessions: Fundraising & Crowdfunding
  • VOs can post vacant voluntary roles on volunteers.mt
  • Reform of Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector – closing tomorrow!
  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding Support Officer and Clerk

Issue 91 – Wednesday 13th March 2024: read HERE.

  • MCVS on Official visit to Egypt
  • Training Sessions: Management and Capacity Building – deadline to apply tomorrow!
  • Training Sessions: Fundraising & Crowdfunding
  • TIS call for proposals 2024 closing soon
  • Reform of Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector
  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding Support Officer and Clerk

Issue 90 – Wednesday 6th March 2024: read HERE.

  • Grant Awards Ceremony 2024 – VOPS & SIS
  • NGO Co-Financing Fund (NCF) results published!
  • Contribute your ideas – Inclusive Volunteering Activities – deadline approaching!
  • Reform of Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector – Gozo Public Consultation meeting – deadline approaching!
  • J.O.Y.S. Programme for Youth Volunteers – deadline approaching!
  • Training Sessions: Management and Capacity Building
  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding Support Officer and Clerk – deadline approaching!

Issue 89 – Wednesday 28th February 2024: read HERE.

  • Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS) 2024 Now Open + Info Meetings – deadline to apply approaching!
  • Contribute your ideas – Inclusive Volunteering Activities
  • Reform of Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector – Malta photos and Gozo Public Consultation meeting
  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Environment & Agriculture
  • National Conference on volunteering – save the date
  • J.O.Y.S. Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Training Sessions: Management and Capacity Building
  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding Support Officer and Clerk

Issue 88 – Wednesday 21st February 2024: read HERE.

  • Launch of the Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS) 2024
  • TIS opening on 22-02-2024 and information meetings announced
  • Reform of Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector – Public Consultation meetings – register now!
  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Environment & Agriculture
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Policy Development – deadline to register is tomorrow!
  • We are hiring! Open position for Funding Support Officer

Issue 87 – Wednesday 14th February 2024: read HERE.

  • Reform of Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector – Public Consultation launched and meeting announced
  • Speed Networking event – deadline to register is tomorrow!
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers – deadline to register is today!
  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Environment & Agriculture
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Policy Development

Issue 86 – Wednesday 7th February 2024: read HERE.

  • Capacity Building Sessions – Strategic Planning – deadline to apply is tomorrow!
  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Environment & Agriculture
  • Speed Networking event
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Home-made items for sale from VOs
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Policy Development
  • NGO Co-Financing Fund 2024 – now closed
  • Housing Development Fund

Issue 85 – Wednesday 31st January 2024: read HERE.

  • NGO Co-Financing Fund 2024 – closing soon
  • Speed Networking event
  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Environment & Agriculture
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer Support Centres: book the Birkirkara facilities now!

Issue 84 – Wednesday 24th January 2024: read HERE.

  • Launch of the NGO Co-Financing Fund 2024
  • NCF: Opening on 29-01-2024
  • NCF: Info meetings announced – deadline to apply tomorrow!
  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Health and Disability – register now – deadline to apply tomorrow!
  • Capacity Building Sessions – GDPR – deadline to apply tomorrow!
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Risk Management (OCVO) – deadline to apply tomorrow!
  • Volunteer Support Centres: book the Birkirkara facilities now!

Issue 83 – Wednesday 17th January 2024: read HERE.

  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Health and Disability – register now
  • Capacity Building Sessions – GDPR
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Risk Management (OCVO)
  • Simplygiving.mt – start accepting donations now!
  • Call to host volunteers under the Youth Engage Programme

Issue 82 – Wednesday 10th January 2024: read HERE.

  • Strategy Consultation with the Sector: Health and Disability – register now
  • MCVS – Quality of Service Customer Survey – deadline soon!
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers – deadline soon!
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Preparation of Annual Returns – deadline soon!
  • Capacity Building Sessions – GDPR
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Risk Management (OCVO)
  • Call to host volunteers under the Youth Engage Programme

Issue 81 – Wednesday 3rd January 2024: read HERE.

  • MCVS – Quality of Service Customer Survey – deadline this Friday!
  • Voluntiera Malta at the Xmas Road Race
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Preparation of Annual Returns
  • Capacity Building Sessions – First Aid – fully booked!

Issue 80 – Wednesday 27th December 2023: read HERE.

  • Happy New Year 2024!
  • Quick overview of 2023
  • VERA 2023 Research Project findings available now!
  • We are Hiring! Open position for clerk at MCVS – deadline this Friday!
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Capacity Building Sessions – First Aid
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Preparation of Annual Returns
  • MCVS – Quality of Service Customer Survey

Issue 79 – Wednesday 20th December 2023: read HERE.

  • MCVS Christmas message
  • Civil Society Fund Results published!
  • Ongoing works at the Xewkija Volunteer Centre
  • Customer Care Service update as from 2024
  • Voluntiera Malta – Best wishes and thank you!
  • Capacity Building Sessions – First Aid
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Preparation of Annual Returns
  • MCVS – Quality of Service Customer Survey
  • We are Hiring! Open position for clerk at MCVS

Issue 78 – Wednesday 13th December 2023: read HERE.

  • VOPS Results out!
  • MCVS conducting Quality of Service Customer Survey
  • We are Hiring! Open position for clerk at MCVS
  • Capacity Building training sessions
  • Call to host volunteers under the Youth Engage Programme

Issue 77 – Wednesday 6th December 2023: read HERE.

  • National Volunteer Award – winners announced during ceremony
  • Livestreaming link of National Volunteer Award ceremony
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers – deadline today!
  • Call to host volunteers under the Youth Engage Programme

Issue 76 – Wednesday 29th November 2023: read HERE.

  • National Volunteer Award ceremony to be livestreamed
  • KA2 European Grand Tour Result: Online Catalogue for European Volunteers
  • KA2 EGT Result 2: Quality Volunteering Guide
  • Gdańsk Youth VOs in Malta – Meet-up Opportunity deadline Friday 1st December!
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Call to host volunteers under the Youth Engage Programme
  • KreAzzjoni – a space for inclusive, handcrafted artisinal items

Issue 75 – Wednesday 22nd November 2023: read HERE.

  • Training Sessions on PR & Communications for VOs – deadline tomorrow!
  • Gdańsk Youth VOs in Malta – Meet-up Opportunity – deadline this Friday!
  • Pitkalija Outlet Project – information meeting – deadline this Sunday!
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Call to host volunteers under the Youth Engage Programme
  • KreAzzjoni – a space for inclusive, handcrafted artisinal items

Issue 74 – Wednesday 15th November 2023: read HERE.

  • Gdańsk Youth VOs in Malta – Meet-up Opportunity
  • Pitkalija Outlet Project – call for VOs to manage outlet – deadline this Friday!
  • VERA Research Project – VO questionnaire is out! – deadline this Saturday!
  • Volunteer Support Centres – Facilities Booking
  • We are Hiring! Open position for clerk – deadline this Friday!
  • Training Sessions on PR & Communications for VOs

Issue 73 – Wednesday 8th November 2023: read HERE.

  • Third one-stop-shop officially inaugurated
  • Statement by MCVS regarding budget measures
  • VERA Research Project – VO questionnaire is out!
  • Pitkalija Outlet Project – call for VOs to manage outlet
  • Training Sessions on PR & Communications for VOs
  • J.O.Y.S. workshop on understanding human rights
  • We are Hiring! Open position for clerk

Issue 72 – Wednesday 1st November 2023: read HERE.

  • Pitkalija Outlet Project – call for VOs to manage outlet
  • MCVS awarded Active Ageing Award for project CLIVE
  • VERA Research Project – VO questionnaire is out!
  • J.O.Y.S. meetup on Understanding Human Rights – last few places available
  • We are Hiring! Open position for clerk
  • MCVS 15th Anniversary Maltapost First Day Cover for sale

Issue 71 – Wednesday 25th October 2023: read HERE.

  • Call for nominations National Volunteer Award 2023 – deadline Friday at noon!
  • VERA Research Project – participate in our Focus Groups – deadline tomorrow!
  • J.O.Y.S. Programme monthly meetup: Understanding Human Rights – deadline tomorrow!
  • Capacity Building Session – Marketing & Digital Media – deadline tomorrow!
  • Voluntiera Malta at the Malta Book Festival 2023
  • VOPS call now closed

Issue 70 – Wednesday 18th October 2023: read HERE.

  • VOPS call closing this Friday at noon!
  • VERA Research Project – request for VO participation
  • J.O.Y.S. Programme monthly meetup: Understanding Human Rights
  • Capacity Building Session – Marketing & Digital Media
  • Call for nominations for the National Volunteer Award 2023
  • Voluntiera Malta at various events

Issue 69 – Wednesday 11th October 2023: read HERE.

  • VOPS Call for Proposals 2024 – closing soon!
  • Capacity Building Session – Marketing & Digital Media
  • VERA Research Project – request for VO participation
  • Call for nominations for the National Volunteer Award 2023
  • Volunteer video contest – all entries published on MCVS Facebook page!
  • MCVS participating at MCAST Freshers’ week
  • Opportunities for young people through European Solidarity Corps

Issue 68 – Wednesday 4th October 2023: read HERE.

  • Call for nominations for the National Volunteer Award 2023
  • MCVS CEO elected on CEV Board of Directors
  • Volunteer video contest – all entries published on MCVS Facebook page!
  • MCVS participating at KSU and MCAST Freshers weeks
  • J.O.Y.S workshop on exploring self and building bonds
  • Opportunities for young people through European Solidarity Corps

Issue 67 – Wednesday 27th September 2023: read HERE.

  • MCVS 15th Anniversary
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Mental health First Aid Courses – deadline to apply is today!
  • VOPS 2024 information meeting – last few places available
  • Training Sessions on Fundraising and Crowdfunding
  • Birkirkara Volunteer Support Centre – new opening hours
  • Maltapost First Day Cover
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers

Issue 66 – Wednesday 20th September 2023: read HERE.

  • VOPS 2024 information meetings – deadline to register for meetings soon!
  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest – closing TODAY!
  • SIS results out
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Mental health First Aid Courses
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Inclusive Volunteering Seminar and VOPS Info Meeting
  • Jobsplus Investing in Skills Scheme on VO Funding portal

Issue 65 – Wednesday 13th September 2023: read HERE.

  • VOPS call for proposals 2024 now open!
  • Capacity Building Sessions – Mental health First Aid Courses
  • J.O.Y.S Programme for Youth Volunteers
  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest – closing soon!
  • New opportunity – Job-Shadowing an MEP – deadline Friday 15th!
  • Civil Society Fund now closed

Issue 64 – Wednesday 6th September 2023: read HERE.

  • Launch of VOPS funding scheme 2024
  • VOPS funding opening on 11th September 2023.
  • APPLY NOW! Inclusive Volunteering Seminar & VOPS Info Meeting
  • Civil Society Fund closing tomorrow Thursday 7th AT NOON!
  • Examining how MCVS can best support VOs: a survey
  • Attn: Gozo VOs – updates on Xewkija Volunteer Centre
  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest

Issue 63 – Wednesday 30th August 2023: read HERE.

  • Inclusive Volunteering Seminar & VOPS Info Meeting
  • Examining how MCVS can best support VOs: a survey
  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest
  • New opportunity – Job-Shadowing an MEP
  • Youth Engage – Call for Host Voluntary Organisation
  • Civil Society Fund – current open call
  • Call for services of Lawyer in Criminal and Civil Matters – closing this Friday!

Issue 62 – Wednesday 23rd August 2023: read HERE.

  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding and Volunteer Support Officers
  • Examining how MCVS can best support VOs: a survey
  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest
  • New opportunity – Job-Shadowing an MEP
  • Youth Engage – Call for Host Voluntary Organisation
  • Civil Society Fund – current open call
  • Call for services of Lawyer in Criminal and Civil Matters

Issue 61 – Wednesday 16th August 2023: read HERE.

  • New opportunity – Job-Shadowing an MEP
  • We are hiring! Open positions for Funding and Volunteer Support Officers
  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest
  • Youth Engage – Call for Host Voluntary Organisation
  • Examining how MCVS can best support VOs: a survey
  • Civil Society Fund – current open call
  • Call for services of Lawyer in Criminal and Civil Matters

Issue 60 – Wednesday 9th August 2023: read HERE.

  • Volunteer Video Summer Contest
  • Youth Engage – Call for Host Voluntary Organisation
  • Examining how MCVS can best support VOs: a survey
  • Our team is growing! Calls for Funding Support Officer & Volunteer Support Officer – closing this Friday!
  • Civil Society Fund – current open call
  • Call for services of Lawyer in Criminal and Civil Matters

Issue 59 – Wednesday 2nd August 2023: read HERE.

  • Our team is growing! Calls for Funding Support Officer & Volunteer Support Officer
  • Civil Society Fund – current open call
  • Call for services of Lawyer in Criminal and Civil Matters
  • VOs can post vacant voluntary roles on volunteers.mt
  • Public consultation on the development of the European Quality Standards in Validation of Learning from Volunteering
  • Opportunities for young people through European Solidarity Corps

Issue 58 – Wednesday 26th July 2023: read HERE.

  • CSF information meeting next Monday – register now!
  • Our team is growing! Calls for Funding Support Officer and Volunteer Support Officer
  • Call for services of Lawyer in Criminal and Civil Matters
  • Public consultation on the development of the European Quality Standards in Validation of Learning from Volunteering
  • Opportunities for young people through European Solidarity Corps
  • EOI provision of Research & Reporting Services – VERA project – closing soon!

Issue 57 – Wednesday 19th July 2023: read HERE.

  • Civil Society Fund (CSF) 2023 launch
  • CSF 2023 call now open
  • CSF information meeting – register now
  • One-Stop-Shop service at the Volunteer Support Centre in Birkirkara
  • Join our team! Call for Funding Support Officer
  • EOI provision of Research & Reporting Services – VERA project

Issue 56 – Wednesday 12th July 2023: read HERE.

  • Civil Society Fund 2023 call
  • SIS call now closed
  • EOI provision of Research & Reporting Services – VERA project
  • VOs can post vacant voluntary roles on volunteers.mt

Issue 55 – Wednesday 5th July 2023: read HERE.

  • SIS closing soon! Deadline noon of 7th July
  • VOs can post vacant voluntary roles on volunteers.mt
  • Opportunities for young people through European Solidarity Corps
  • MCVS & VOs at the Malta Trade Fair – Conclusion
  • EOI provision of Research & Reporting Services – VERA project
  • Call for donation of office furniture and equipment to support VOs

Issue 54 – Wednesday 28th June 2023: read HERE.

  • MCVS and VOs at the Malta Trade Fair
  • EOI provision of Research & Reporting Services – VERA project
  • SIS closing soon! Deadline noon of 7th July
  • Discussing EU-related issues
  • volunteers.mt supporting volunteers and VOs

Issue 53 – Wednesday 21st June 2023: read HERE.

  • New Volunteer Support Centre inaugurated in Birkirkara
  • MCVS and VOs participating at the Malta Trade Fair
  • SIS update
  • SIS important clarification on Action 2
  • CLIVE project in Malta: video
  • Call for Evaluators for MCVS Funding Schemes 2023-2024 – deadline tomorrow!

Issue 52 – Wednesday 14th June 2023: read HERE.

  • VOs exempt from administrative fees related to bank accounts with BOV
  • What Europe means for me
  • Training Initiatives Scheme – TIS 2023 results out!
  • Photographic competition winners announced
  • SIS information meeting – second meeting tomorrow Thursday!
  • Call for Evaluators for MCVS Funding Schemes 2023-2024

Issue 51 – Wednesday 7th June 2023: read HERE.

  • MCVS meeting with Prime Minister
  • Celebrating volunteering through a Photographic Exhibition
  • SIS information meetings – deadline to register close!
  • MCVS awarded VERA Sub-Grant 2023
  • Call for Evaluators for MCVS Funding Schemes 2023-2024
  • Conclusion of CLIVE project in Malta

Issue 50 – Wednesday 31st May 2023: read HERE.

  • SIS call for proposals 2024 now open
  • SIS launch images
  • SIS information meetings – register now
  • First week of CLIVE project in Malta
  • Capacity building training session about Project Implementation
  • Space for VOs on the MCVS stand at the Malta Trade Fair 2023 – deadline tomorrow!

Issue 49 – Wednesday 24th May 2023: read HERE.

  • Project development, writing & implementation training sessions – register now!
  • CLIVE project in Malta
  • MCVS meets Leader of the Opposition
  • Call for Evaluators for MCVS Funding Schemes 2023-2024
  • Space for VOs on the MCVS stand at the Malta Trade Fair 2023
  • Attn VOs! We have volunteers ready to help out in events & activities
  • CLIVE project seeks Maltese young persons for Poland activity

Issue 48 – Wednesday 17th May 2023: read HERE.

  • Launch of new volunteers.mt – one-stop-shop supporting volunteers and VOs
  • Space for VOs on the MCVS stand at the Malta Trade Fair 2023
  • MCVS at the Public Service Expo – photos
  • First two Capacity Building Sessions for VOs – deadline approaching!
  • CLIVE project seeks Malyese young persons for Poland activity

Issue 47 – Wednesday 10th May 2023: read HERE.

  • First two Capacity Building Sessions for VOs – register now!
  • MCVS at the #PSExpo2023
  • MCVS is on LinkedIn
  • Call for donation of office furniture and equipment to support VOs
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools

Issue 46 – Wednesday 3rd May 2023: – read HERE.

  • Visit by MCVS to HE President George Vella
  • Capacity Building Sessions Starting Soon
  • MCVS at the #PSExpo2023
  • Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs – applications are now open
  • Call for donation of office furniture and equipment to support VOs
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools

Issue 45 – Wednesday 26th April 2023: – read HERE.

  • Helping young people with a disability work in VOs
  • Call to financially support First Aid Courses – closing on 28th April
  • Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs – opens on 2nd May at 4pm
  • Call for donation of office furniture and equipment to support VOs
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools

Issue 44 – Wednesday 19th April 2023: – read HERE.

  • Call for donation of office furniture and equipment to support VOs
  • Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs – applications open 2nd May at 4pm
  • Voluntiera Malta – team of volunteers ready to help out in events & activities
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools
  • Call for Volunteer Support Officer – Customer Support – closing on 21st April
  • Request for Quotations – Provision of Training and Mentoring/Consultation

Issue 43 – Wednesday 12th April 2023: – read HERE.

  • Simplygiving.mt – crowdfunding portal for registered VOs
  • MCVS joins national effort to combat human trafficking
  • Request for Quotations – Provision of Training and Mentoring/Consultation
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools
  • Join our team! Call for Volunteer Support Officer – Customer Support

Issue 42 – Wednesday 5th April 2023: – read HERE.

  • MCVS Easter message
  • Press Statement by MCVS
  • New rules for the Energy and Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs
  • Request for Quotations – Provision of Training and Mentoring/Consultation
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools
  • Join our team! Call for Volunteer Support Officer – Customer Support
  • Call to financially support First Aid Courses organised by VOs

Issue 41 – Wednesday 29th March 2023: – read HERE.

  • MCVS Chairperson and Deputy announced
  • Voluntiera Malta at Ħamrun Pageant
  • Call to financially support First Aid Courses organised by VOs
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools
  • Join our team! Call for Volunteer Support Officer – Customer Support
  • Request for Quotations – Provision of Training and Mentoring/Consultation
  • Voluntiera Malta can help VOs organising a successful activity

Issue 40 – Wednesday 22nd March 2023: – read HERE.

  • Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS) – applications deadline soon!
  • Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme – info meeting registration deadline today!
  • Call to financially support First Aid Courses organised by VOs
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools
  • Join our team! Call for Volunteer Support Officer – Customer Support
  • Request for Quotations for the Provision of Training and Mentoring/Consultation

Issue 39 – Wednesday 15th March 2023: – read HERE.

  • MCVS Election 2023 Results – Gozo Sector
  • Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs – call announced + information meeting
  • New Volunteering Initiative – Partnership with Schools
  • Request for Quotations for the Provision of Training and Mentoring/Consultation
  • Call for youth volunteers – project CLIVE – Malta activity deadline extension
  • Applications open – Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS)
  • Games of the small States of Europe 2023 – call for volunteers

Issue 38 – Wednesday 8th March 2023: – read HERE.

  • MCVS joins State visit to the Republic of Ireland
  • Call for youth volunteers – project CLIVE – first deadline Friday 10th!
  • BPW Careers’ Day 2023
  • MCVS Elections 2023 – Gozo Sector – Friday 10th & Saturday 11th March
  • INCO international volunteering opportunities
  • Erasmus+ Youth Worker Exchange project invitation
  • Applications open – Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS)
  • Join our team! Call for Funding Support Officer – deadline Friday 10th!

Issue 37 – Wednesday 1st March 2023 – read HERE.

  • Grant Awards Ceremony – VOPS and SIS
  • MCVS Elections 2023 – Gozo Sector
  • Call for youth volunteers – project CLIVE
  • New Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector appointed
  • Journey of Youth Self-Development (J.O.Y.S.) – first event
  • Voluntiera Malta volunteers at the Malta Marathon
  • Applications open – Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS)
  • NGO Co-Financing Fund re-opening on Monday 6th March
  • Join our team! Call for Funding Support Officer

Issue 36 – Wednesday 22nd February 2023 – read HERE.

  • MCVS receives European Solidarity Corps Quality Label for Malta to host European volunteers
  • VO Funding Portal – Profile Update Required
  • NGO Co-Financing Fund re-opening on Monday 6th March
  • Need help organising a successful activity? – Voluntiera Malta
  • Applications open – Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS)
  • Games of the Small States of Europe 2023 – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
  • Join our team! Call for Funding Support Officer

Issue 35 – Wednesday 15th February 2023 – read HERE.

  • Applications open – Training Initiatives Scheme (TIS)
  • Join our team! Call for Funding Support Officer
  • Call for VOs to host youth volunteers with fewer opportunities – deadline extended to Wednesday 22nd
  • Nominations for Gozo Representative MCVS 2022-2025 – closing Friday 17th


News Alert 34 – Wednesday 8th February 2023

  • Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (2022 – 2025)
  • Call for VOs to host youth volunteers with fewer opportunities
  • Training Initiatives Scheme Opening Soon!
  • MCVS looking for Office Spaces
  • Games of the Small States of Europe 2023 – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
  • MCVS Survey
  • ST Microelectronics donating desks

News Alert 33 – Wednesday 1st February 2023

  • RESULTS OF ELECTIONS OF THE MALTA COUNCIL FOR THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR 2023
  • Call for VOs to host youth volunteers with fewer opportunities
  • MCVS Looking for Office Spaces
  • Need help organising a successful activity? – Voluntiera Malta
  • Games of the Small States of Europe 2023 – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
  • MCVS Survey
  • ST Microelectronics donating desks

News Alert 32 – Wednesday 25th January 2023

  • MCVS Online Elections 2023 – last chance to register!
  • NGO Co-Financing Fund (NCF)
  • Games of the Small States of Europe 2023 – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
  • MCVS Survey
  • ST Microelectronics donating desks
  • Agħti d-Demm, agħti l-Ħajja!

News Alert 31 – Wednesday 18th January 2023

  • MCVS Online Elections 2023
  • MCVS Survey – Support to Voluntary Organisations
  • Need help organising a successful activity? Voluntiera Malta
  • ST Microelectronics donating desks

News Alert 30 – Wednesday 11th January 2023

  • NGO Co-Financing Fund (NCF) – Coming Soon
  • ELECTIONS OF THE MALTA COUNCIL FOR THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR 2023 – call for nominations
  • MCVS Online Elections 2023
  • ST Microelectronics donating desks

News Alert 29 – Wednesday 21st December 2022

  • MCVS Christmas message
  • 2022 – Sena Mistennija, Sena ta’ Ħidma – Messaġġ mill-Kap Eżekuttiv tal-MCVS, Mauro Pace Parascandalo
  • Call for VOs who sell home-made items/products
  • Vacancy – Volunteer Support Officer

News Alert 28 – Wednesday 7th December 2022

  • National Volunteer Award 2022
  • Call for VOs who sell home-made items/products
  • Vacancy – Communications Officer
  • Vacancy – Volunteer Support Officer

News Alert 27 – Wednesday 30th November 2022

  • Inclusive volunteering online seminar
  • Call for Voluntary Organisations who sell homemade products
  • Vacancy – Communications Officer


News Alert 26 – Wednesday 23rd November 2022

  • Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme 2023 – Results
  • MCVS Vacancies


News Alert 25 – Wednesday 16th November 2022

  • Nominations for MCVS Elections 2022-2025
  • MCVS Vacancies
  • Call for Mentors in relation to Youth Volunteer Support 2023-2024
  • Inclusive Volunteering Seminar


News Alert 24 – Wednesday 9th November 2022

  • Simply Giving Launch
  • Job Vacancies with MCVS
  • Call for Mentors in relation to Youth Volunteer Support 2023-2024
  • Nominations for MCVS Elections 2022-2025 now open
  • Inclusive Volunteering Seminar
  • #REVIVE (Revealing European Values in Volunteering in Europe) Webinar


News Alert 23 – Wednesday 2nd November 2022

  • #REVIVE (Revealing European Values in Volunteering in Europe) Webinar
  • National Volunteer Award 2022
  • Call for Mentors in relation to Youth Volunteer Support 2023-2024
  • Nominations for MCVS Elections 2022-2025 Now Open
  • Invitation to local NGOs and IGM for Conference on Young People and Information
  • Grant Scheme for the Implementation of Active Mobility of Citizen Engagement Measures


News Alert 22 – Wednesday 26th October 2022

  • ‘Collective for a European Civic Service’ launch
  • National Volunteer Award 2022
  • Nominations for MCVS Elections 2022-2025 Now Open
  • Call for Volunteer Support Officer
  • Sustainable Development Fund – Support Scheme for VOs – Closing Soon
  • Grant Scheme for the Implementation of Active Mobility of Citizen Engagement Measures


News Alert 21 – Friday 21st October 2022

  • Nominations for the Appointment of the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector
  • MCVS Competition and exhibition of Photography 2022
  • National Volunteer Award 2022
  • Is-suq tal-Milied bis-Sehem tal-Għaqdiet Volontarji u Persuni b’Diżabilità – sejħa


News Alert 20 – Wednesday 12th October 2022

  • Freshers’ week
  • National Volunteer Award 2022
  • VOPS 2023 – closing soon
  • Nominations for MCVS Elections 2022-2025 Now Open
  • MCVS New Opening Hours


News Alert 19 – Wednesday 5th October 2022

  • MCVS New Opening Hours
  • National Volunteer Award 2022


News Alert 18 – Wednesday 28th September 2022

  • “Call for Evidence + Public Consultation” on “Proposal for a legislative initiative on cross-border activities of associations”
  • National Volunteer Award 2022 Coming Soon
  • Funds now open – Sustainable Development Fund, Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs


News Alert 17 – Tuesday 20th September 2022

  • Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme 2023 – online information meeting
  • National Volunteer Award 2022 Coming Soon


News Alert 16 – Wednesday 14th September 2022

  • National Volunteer Award 2022 Coming Soon
  • VOPS 2023 – NOW OPEN


News Alert 15 – Wednesday 7th September 2022

  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme 2023 results
  • Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme 2023


News Alert 14 – Wednesday 31st August 2022

  • Need help organising a successful activity? Voluntiera Malta


News Alert 13 – Wednesday 24th August 2022

  • VOPS Opening 7th September 2022 – Info Meetings
  • Art @ Volunteer Centres


News Alert 12 – Wednesday 17th August 2022

  • Mental Health First Aid Training


News Alert 11 – Wednesday 10th August 2022

  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Energy & Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs – opening soon


News Alert 10 – Wednesday 3rd August 2022

  • Looking for volunteers? European Solidarity Corps
  • VOPS Opening 7th September 2022 – Info Meetings


News Alert 9 – Wednesday 27th July 2022

  • Civil Society Fund for VOs open today
  • Looking for volunteers? European Solidarity Corps
  • MCVS Competition and exhibition of Photography to be launched in September 2022


News Alert 8 – Wednesday 20th July 2022

  • VO Funding Mobile App
  • Calling All Youth Volunteers
  • MCVS Competition and exhibition of Photography coming soon
  • Open Day Rabat


News Alert 7 – Wednesday 13th July 2022

  • Funding Entities Open Day
  • Upcoming Events
  • Need help organising a successful activity? Voluntiera Malta
  • Office Chairs for VOs


News Alert 6 – Wednesday 6th July 2022

  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS) 2023 closing on 8th July 2022
  • Civil Society Fund (CSF) 2022 – call opening soon
  • Upcoming Events
  • Funding Entities Open Day


News Alert 5 – Wednesday 22nd June 2022

  • Funding Entities Open Day
  • Upcoming Events
  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS) 2023 now open


News Alert 4 – Wednesday 15th June 2022

  • Accessibility to Band Clubs Scheme 2022
  • Funding Entities Open Day
  • Upcoming Events
  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS) 2023 – online information meeting


News Alert 3 – Wednesday 8th June 2022

  • Upcoming Events
  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS) 2023 – online information meeting
  • Bank Charges on VO Accounts
  • MCVS Supporting VOs in Gozo


News Alert 2 – Wednesday 1st June 2022

  • Upcoming Events
  • Gozo Open Day – Meet the MCVS Team on Saturday 4th June
  • Upcoming Events
  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS) 2023 – online information meeting
  • Small Initiatives Support Scheme 2023 – Funds Open
  • Il-Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività
  • LIFE Proposal Writing Assistance Scheme
  • L-Iskema għall-assistenza loġistika tal-festa


News Alert 1 – Wednesday 25th May 2022

  • Introduction to News Alert
  • Youth Volunteer Engage Scheme – MOU signed with FSWS
  • Launching of Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS)
  • Gozo Open Day invitation