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Filter your search by using the categories of Location and Opportunity to find which volunteer opportunity you could apply for.

Location

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Opportunity

Choose the opportunity that best suites your skills and abilities.

  • All
  • Administrative/Office Work
  • Advice/Information
  • Animals
  • Arts (Music / Drama / Crafts)
  • Befriending
  • COVID 19 Opportunities
  • Care/Support
  • Children
  • Community Development
  • Computing
  • Conservation
  • Crime/Safety
  • DIY/Practical
  • Disaster / Emergencies
  • Environment
  • Families
  • Fundraising/Flag Days
  • Health/Hospitals/Hospices
  • Home-based Volunteering
  • Knitting
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Online Volunteering
  • Outdoors Activities
  • Practical / DIY
  • Shops/Retail
  • Short Term/ Seasonal Volunteering
  • Support worker
  • Teaching/Tutoring/Supporting Learners
  • Under 18's Volunteer Opportunities
  • Young people

Want to Volunteer ?

FAQs

Volunteering is the commitment of time and energy, freely given without financial gain for the benefit of society.

ANYONE can Volunteer. It doesn’t matter whether you are young or old, male or female, a person with a disability, in paid work or not, there is something that everyone can do.

  • It will give you the opportunity to do something enjoyable
  • It will help build your confidence
  • It will enable you to make use of special talents and interests
  • You will meet new people and make new friends
  • You will gain valuable training and experience, which may benefit you in the future

We are continually developing new opportunities. If you have a particular volunteering opportunity in mind, tell us about it and we will do our best to explore the options available!

There are many reasons for volunteering.

  • People volunteer because of personal experience, having more time on their hands, to meet new friends and also to gain valuable experience. People recovering from long term illnesses have seen volunteering as a means towards rehabilitation. Volunteering enables people to make new friends, to gain new skills and to increase their confidence and ability.
  • The experience of volunteering in a community can often give volunteers an insight into how local community groups operate and survive. Most survive because of the commitment of their local volunteers.

If you are claiming benefits, volunteering should not affect your entitlement.

For further information about volunteering and benefits click here.

A volunteer may be required to complete and Access NI disclosure for some volunteering roles. A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. 

We also regularly post on our Social Media pages about new volunteer opportunities, training and share relevant community information. Why not follow us and don’t miss out on up to date news.    You can find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

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Volunteer Stories

Our Volunteers' are inspiring! Their stories provide an insight into what motivates them and the type of work they are doing for our local community.

Youth Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to give something back, looks good on your CVs and applications, lets you meet new people and is fun!

Employer Supported Volunteering

Giving back to your community as a business is becoming increasingly important. We promote Employer Supported Volunteering through which companies support and encourage their employees in voluntary activities within the local community.