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Volunteering in the New Academic Year: Getting Started in Third-Level Volunteering


New students and new volunteers, join Mairead Cleary and the working group as they help you start your volunteer journey as a third-level student. COVID19 has changed the volunteer landscape significantly but you can still be involved and share your knowledge and skills to give back to your community.

If you have any questions for your local HEI volunteer coordinator/manager, you can contact them here on our contacts page.

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Getting Started in Third-Level Volunteering - Lorraine Tansey, ALIVE at NUI Galway


Finding Volunesia - Dr Shelli Ann Garland, Trinity College Dublin & Hibernia College

There are so many different kinds of volunteering to get involved in that starting out can seem overwhelming. Discover your Active Volunteer Disposition with Dr Shelli Ann, helping you narrow down what volunteering is right for you.

Volunteer Disposition Card

5 Day Reflective Journal


A guided tour of with Arlene Loughnane, UL PVA Office is your one-stop-shop for volunteering opportunities across Ireland and abroad! Arlene Loughnane from UL PVA Office is going help us navigate the platform, how to sign up, the support available, and the awards you can apply for.


Volunteering overseas/ Choosing good volunteering opportunities with Comhlámh

COVID-19 has meant a lot of changes for student volunteering this year so Gareth from overseas volunteering experts Comhlámh is going to give us his top tips for choosing reputable volunteering opportunities. Gareth Conlon is Volunteer Engagement Project Officer at Comhlámh

Comhlamh's Volunteer Charter 


Student Experiences of Volunteering

Hear from 3 dedicated student volunteers, Emma, Jack and Fiona about why volunteering is a key as part of their college experience.

Join Us! enables students to have the opportunity to: enrich your personal development and employability skills, have a fun experience, meet new people, and give back to your community. Sign up now.

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