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Volunteers are people from all walks of life, all ages and stages. What they have in common is the desire to make a difference in their community – and in their own life – by giving of their time. Volunteers are involved in virtually every aspect of society including health, education, social services, youth, sports and recreation, culture, the arts and the environment.

There are countless ways to volunteer and thousands of organisations across Ireland looking for help. Interested in becoming a volunteer? It's easy to get started - browse volunteering opportunities near you on I-VOL, the national database of volunteering opportunities and listings. In this section you will also find lots of helpful information and resources to get you started.

Browse Volunteering Opportunities

There are thousands of roles available across the country, find a suitable volunteering opportunity near you on I-VOL.

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Before You Start

Some useful questions to ask yourself before you start volunteering.

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How can you help?

There really is a volunteering opportunity to suit all interests and needs. Browse some examples of how others help and see how you can make a difference.

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Reflecting on National Volunteering Week 2017

National Volunteering Week 2017 has come and gone and now is the perfect time to reflect not just on the week but on volunteering in...

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Posted May 22 by Amy Woods

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Allie Sheehan: Young Community Leader

Allie Sheehan volunteers with Young Community Leaders - a programme which enables young people to develop practical skills for personal,...

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Posted May 19 by Amy Woods
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