Who to volunteer with?

Who to volunteer with?

Who to volunteer with?

Who can I volunteer with? Meet ALIVE Volunteering Partners!

Non-profits, charities and community groups are the backbone of ALIVE. Not sure what organisation you would like to volunteer with? Have a watch of some short introduction videos and get an idea of some of the opportunities available to you.

In this Section you will find:

  • Volunteering Fair - A great event to meet some of our community partners!
  • A-Z based on Categories: Here is a list of the community partners - click on them to see photos, videos, maps, etc. 

Volunteering Fair:

The Volunteering Fair is held twice a year to showcase volunteering opportunities:


ALIVE Community Partners:

ALIVE has a whole host of partners working across a range of sectors including community development, environment, youth, and international. Meet them here!


Health & Well-Being

  • Ability West
  • Brothers of Charity Services
  • Blue Teapot
  • AIDS West
  • Cancer Care West
  • Claddagh Watch Patrol
  • Croí
  • Enable Ireland
  • Galway Autism Partnership
  • Galway Rape Crisis Centre
  • GROW
  • Helplink Support Services
  • Irish Cancer Society
  • Irish Wheelchair Association
  • Lifeboats- RNLI
  • Meningitis Research Foundation
  • Pieta House
  • Special Olympics- Connaught
  • The Alzheimer Society of Ireland


Youth Volunteering

  • ARD Resource Centre
  • Baboró Childrens Arts Festival
  • Ballybane Homework Club
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Bothermore Youth Development Project
  • CARI- Children At Risk Ireland
  • Children in Hospital
  • Foróige
  • Órgras
  • Presentation Primary School Homework Club
  • Rahoon Youth Project
  • Titans Basketball
  • Youth Work Ireland- Galway
  • Positive Health 4 All

Environmental Volunteering

  • An Mheitheal Rothar
  • An Taisce
  • Ballinfoyle Community Garden 
  • Clean Coasts
  • Conservation Volunteer
  • Galway Cycling Campaign
  • Merlin Woods
  • Terryland Forest Park


Social Justice

  • Age Action
  • COPE Galway
  • Galway Traveller Movement
  • GARN- Galway Anti-Racism Network
  • Saint Vincent de Paul- Vincent’s Shops

Arts & Culture

  • Galway 2020
  • Galway International Arts Festival
  • Music for Galway
  • National Computer Museum
  • CoderDojo
  • National Computer Museum
  • Theatre for Change Galway

International Volunteering

  • Brighter Communities
  • Concern
  • Development Perspectives
  • EIL Explore
  • HOPE
  • Nurture Africa
  • Saolta
  • SOLEY- Haiti
  • Suas
  • Trócaire
  • World Vision
  • Zikomo



NUI Galway Volunteering

  • Arts in Action
  • ATS- Access Mentoring Programme
  • CÉIM
  • Digital Champions
  • GAISCE – The President’s Award
  • Age Friendly Campus
  • LiFT
  • MakerSpace
  • Students’ Union
  • Societies
  • Clubs
  • Reel Life Science
  • Student Tax Clinic
  • Seas Suas
  • SIN - Student Newspaper
  • Active Consent
  • Uni4U – Access Programme
  • Global Goals Jam
  • CoderDojo
  • Erasmus Global Buddies 


Brendan Smith, Coordinator at National Computer Museum of Ireland


More videos about Brendan's work here!

Grace Mitchell, Volunteering Coordinator at TULCA Festival of Visual Arts


More about Grace's work here!


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