Have you got what it takes to be a volunteer?

We are looking for

  • Suitably qualified people with transferable skills and the right attitude and motivation
  • From Ireland and internationally, including the countries where we work

About you

We work with both Irish and international individuals who are seeking a volunteer placement. We also work with in-country volunteers – people who can make a difference working on projects in their own country.

We look for people with:

  • Transferable skills as required by our partners
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • High level of spoken and written English
  • The right attitude and motivation
  • Ability to work as part of a team and learn
  • Personal resilience
  • Cultural adaptability
  • Transparency
  • Good health
  • Can travel and access relevant visas
  • Police clearance
  • Self-awareness of privilege and responsibility
  • Understanding of root causes of global social injustice

Our volunteer roles are varied, based on the need identified by our partners, including those with non-development backgrounds: senior education professionals, social workers, lawyers, allied healthcare professionals, accountants, etc.