Volunteering

Volunteering can be a great opportunity for a person to develop their skills and builds up their experience to add to their CV

When a person is unemployed and out of work it can become very frustrating. Volunteering can be a great opportunity for a person to develop their skills and builds up their experience to add to their C.V. Volunteers are involved in all aspects of society in the Duhallow region including local communities, youth & education, the arts, childcare facilities, local charities and many more. Volunteering can be quiet a rewarding experience as the person knows that they are offering a helping hand and making a change in their own community. When a person volunteers they can give up their time for as little an hour a day or as much as 40 hours a week depending on their own personal circumstances.

IRD Duhallow facilitates people wishing to work on a voluntary basis. We can provide you with help and advice and point you in the right direction when you are looking to find a suitable voluntary position with an organisation. Also listed below are some links which will help you to find voluntary positions at home and abroad. For any queries in relation to volunteering please contact us on 029-60633.

Useful Links for Volunteering:

Volunteer Ireland:

Volunteer Ireland is the National Volunteer Development Agency and Support Body for all volunteer centres and services in Ireland and is supported by the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. It is responsible for developing volunteers nationally and locally. The website has a search engine which allows users to browse volunteer opportunities available in Ireland. Visit www.volunteerireland.ie.

Activelink:

This website has information on volunteering and also jobs and training in the community and voluntary sector. For more information please visit www.activelink.ie.

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