Volunteer Ireland is governed by a board of volunteers, who represent our stakeholders – volunteers, volunteer-involving organisations and Volunteer Centres.

Volunteering Ireland, trading as Volunteer Ireland, is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity (CRO 362625 / CHY 15474 / Charity Registration 2005 3505).  Our registered address is Molyneux House, 67 / 69 Bride Street, Dublin 8 D08 C8CN, Ireland. You can view our entry on the Charities Regulatory Authority website here.

Annual audited accounts

You can download our full annual accounts for Volunteer Ireland below:

End of year reports

Members and Directors

Information about Volunteer Ireland staffing

Below are the salary ranges of Volunteer Ireland senior staff:

  • Number of employees with a salary of €60,001 – €70,000: 1
  • Number of employees with a salary of €50,001 – €60,000: 0
  • Number of employees with a salary of €40,001 – €50,000: 4

Codes and standards of practice

Volunteer Ireland holds itself to the highest standards. We report our performance in accordance with the format provided in the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) and in particular report our performance for the financial year in the form of the SORP’s Statement of Financial Activities (SOFA).  As of 3 November 2015, Volunteer Ireland complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charity Sector in Ireland, as a Type C organisation. You can also view our compliance statement.

As of 11 November 2019, Volunteer Ireland complies with the Charities regulator’s Charities Governance Code including the additional standards for larger organisations.

Volunteer Ireland is working towards the international quality mark for volunteer involving organisations Investing in Volunteers, as well as the Trusted Charity quality mark offered by NCVO (the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in the UK).

Complaints policy

Volunteer Ireland strives to deliver the best possible service to all stakeholders. However, if you would like to make a complaint to Volunteer Ireland you can find our complaints policy.

Ethical standards policy

As a charity, it is important for Volunteer Ireland to make ethical choices that are in line with the principles of the community and voluntary sector in Ireland. Our values, as laid out in our strategic plan 2018 – 2022, are: Inclusion, Respect, Integrity and Courage.  Read our full ethical standards policy.

In line with this policy, Volunteer Ireland will only work with companies and organisations whose business practices respect human dignity, are not in breach of law and uphold Volunteer Ireland’s values. We invite all potential partners to read our Partner Promise