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SpunOut Volunteer of the Month

Shoutouts for the great work of our volunteers

Written by Heather Barry and posted in opinion

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SpunOut's motto is "by young people, for young people" and our volunteers are essential to this!

Among other things, our volunteers submit articles, videos and podcasts for the website. By sharing their stories and opinions, they aim to support, encourage, educate and engage their peers. Each month we're blown away by the content we receive and we love giving young people the opportunity to have their say. 

While we value the contribution made by all our volunteers, we want to give a little shout out to one volunteer a month for their work! 

***January 2018***

Thanks to Teresa Clifford for sending through 6 excellent articles on a variety of topics. We loved reading what you had to say Teresa and we hope the SpunOut readers will too.


***February 2018***

Congratulations to a new volunteer- Rebecca Lalor! In the first two months of the year, Rebecca has gotten involved in a number of volunteering roles. 


  • Content contributor: Check out Rebecca’s great advice on getting through a nursing placement. At short notice, Rebecca put together a really informative piece for us ahead of International Epilepsy Day. 
  • Proof reader: To ensure our content is relevant and applicable to young people across Ireland, the content written by is proof read by our volunteers. Rebecca volunteered to proof read a number of articles this month. 

Interested in volunteering? is a not-for-profit youth information website by young people, for young people. We aim to provide a platform for the views, experiences and opinions of young people across Ireland. The volunteering opportunities focus on skills, experiences and topical issues that interests you and that you think will help and support your peers. We will support you with feedback, training and access to opportunities.

We're always open to new SpunOut volunteers! Find out more about all our volunteering roles here or email for more information. 

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Published January 30th, 2018
Last updated March 8th, 2018
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