Volunteer

Do you want to make a difference in your local community and support a dedicated youth organisation? We’re looking for volunteers for exciting opportunities within YMCA Dublin and would love to hear from you!

YMCA Dublin has been helping vulnerable young people in the Inner City since 1849. We work with young people of all ages, and our volunteers help us to make an impact on both their  lives and the lives of their families.

If you are interested in supporting our work we have volunteering opportunities available in the following areas:

Express your interest in getting involved today by completing the form below and we will be in touch!

Volunteer Expression Of Interest

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Youth Mentoring

PlusOne Mentoring Programme

Would you like to make a difference in the life of a young person? We’re looking for volunteers for our PlusOne Mentoring Programme, which is 1:1 support with a young person through quality time and common interests/activities. Full training and support is provided. If you’re a good listener and want to help young people who need a secure positive influence in their life then this may be the perfect opportunity for you. Click here for more details.

FAQs

How can I become a volunteer?

Contact info.dublin@ymca-ireland.net and our reception team will send your email to the designated department. We will then arrange an informal interview for you with the department co-ordinator. You’ll be asked to adhere to our policies and procedures and you’re good to go.

Will I need to be Garda vetted?

Yes. All volunteers 18 years or above are required to be Garda vetted before commencing any volunteering within YMCA Dublin.

I’m under 18, can I still volunteer?

Yes you can. We cater for Transition Year work experience and college students during term time.

I live abroad but want to come to Ireland to volunteer. Do you cater for overseas applicants?

We are currently not taking applications for Erasmus+/European Voluntary Service (EVS).

What benefits are there of volunteering?

Our previous volunteers have expressed a number of benefits from volunteering. Not only did they get a change to give back to the local community, they met new people, developed new and old skills, and became part of a wider community.

For more information about any of the above events, or to volunteer, please contact us at info.dublin@ymca-ireland.net or call 01-4782607.