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NVW for Volunteer Involving Organisations

Does your organisation involve volunteers? It’s easy to get involved in National Volunteering Week. 

Engage Volunteers with Your Organisation!

Involve skilled volunteers

Have you considered recruiting skilled volunteers for a specific project? Maybe you need a communications volunteer to help you write a communications strategy? Or maybe a business development volunteer to help you grow your organisation? We often have highly skilled volunteers particularly in the areas of law and finance looking for roles. Check out our sample skilled volunteer roles to give you some ideas.

Register a volunteering opportunity at

Make the most of Natonal Volunteering Week by posting a volunteering opportunity with your organisation on I-VOL, the database of Irish Volunteering Opportunities and Listings. 

Publicise existing volunteering opportunities with your organisation
Do you have existing or ongoing volunteer opportunities with your organsiation? Make sure you have registered all volunteer opportunities at or with your local Volunteer Centre. You can also publicise your available opportunities by posting on Twitter or on Facebook (tag @Volunteer Ireland).

Host a once off project during National Volunteering Week 
Hosting a once off volunteering project is a great way of introducing new volunteers to your organisation and potentially tackling a big or daunting task. If you’re interested in hosting a National Volunteering Week project and would like some help in getting started, contact your local Volunteer Centre.

Help us Highlight the Impact and Value of Volunteering

Highlight how your volunteers making a difference!

  • Post a message of appreciation on your organisation’s website
  • Tell us how many volunteers you have on Twitter or post on Facebook (tag @Volunteer Ireland)
  • Share photos from a volunteering project on Volunteer Ireland’s Facebook page or email us at


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