Activelink is the premier online network for Irish community and non-profit organisations. They provide information on jobs, tenders, volunteering, events, fundraising, training, publications and funding in these sectors. This website is updated daily and filtered into 2 weekly newsletter bulletins: Activelink (jobs and volunteering) and Community Exchange (training and events).
The history of Activelink and Community ExchangeCommunity Exchange began in October 1999 as a monthly e-mail bulletin aiming at providing a communication channel for groups and individuals involved or interested in the work of community and voluntary organisations in Ireland.
At the time, there was no other online forum where people could find out and/or exchange information and news about the voluntary sector in Ireland but it was hoped that over time, people would find the bulletin a useful environment for sharing information, and for actively contributing to its contents.
In 2001 a website was set up for Community Exchange and Activelink, in order to provide a professional online communications hub where Community and Voluntary groups, NGOs, Charities and the Non-Profit Sector in Ireland could: