Welcome to Offaly Volunteer Centre
Offaly Volunteer Centre is a service for individuals who volunteer some of their free time and for organisations/groups that need voluntary support. The Centre links the volunteers with organisation/groups. Offaly Volunteer Centre is a member of Volunteer Ireland-the national network of Volunteer Centres. We offer a confidential service for volunteers and organisations that wish to involve volunteers
Thinking about Volunteering?
Offaly Volunteer Centre can help you . . . . . . . .
Where are we??
Offaly Volunteer Centre is located in the offices of Offaly Local Development Company on Main Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.
Directions are here (Map)
Who to contact...........
The Volunteer Centre Co-Ordinator Mary Brady
Telephone: 057 9352467
Outreach servie available throughout the county
Volunteering while on Social Protection Payment:
Claiming benefit should not prevent you from volunteering. If you are aged 18 or over and unemployed, you may be paid either Jobseeker’s Allowance (JA) or Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB) According to the Department of Social and Family Affairs you may volunteer if you are receiving these payments. A jobseeker who engages in voluntary work within the State may continue to be entitled to a jobseekers payment provided that, in engaging in the voluntary work, they continue to satisfy the statutory conditions of being available for and genuinely seeking work.
So if you are a jobseeker and you want to volunteer please visit the Department of Social Protection Website for more information.
Or click on Volunteers Page for the information