Volunteer Ireland holds itself to the highest standards. Our work is guided by our strategic plan 2023-2027. Volunteer Ireland complies with the Charities regulator’s Charities Governance Code, including the additional standards for larger organisations; we hold the international quality mark for volunteer involving organisations Investing in Volunteers; we publish our audited annual accounts; and 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).

Volunteer Ireland has achieved the Investing in Volunteers quality standard, the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management.

Investing in Volunteers

Audited Annual Accounts

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

Staff Salaries

Volunteer Ireland Employee Numbers and Associated Costs

Below are the salary ranges of Volunteer Ireland senior staff:

  • Number of employees with a salary of €70,001 – €80,000: 1
  • Number of employees with a salary of €60,001 – €70,000: 2
  • Number of employees with a salary of €50,001 – €60,000: 0
  • Number of employees with a salary of €40,001 – €50,000: 3


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 and Complaints Form.

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 the Volunteer Ireland Strategic Plan 2023-2027, are: Integrity, Inclusion, Ambition and Collaboration. 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.

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 Regus House, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Road, Dublin, D02 HW77. You can view our entry on the Charities Regulatory Authority website here.

Volunteer Ireland receives funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development; Pobal, under the Scheme to Support National Organisations; and the European Union, under the Erasmus+ programme.