Volunteering during COVID-19- All you need to know

Check out the latest resources and webinars from Volunteer Ireland.


As a trusted and experienced source of information, Volunteer Ireland and the network of Volunteer Centres across Ireland have always provided support to organisations when it comes to recruiting and managing volunteers. In response to the COVID-19 emergency, they have been increasing and prioritising this support for organisations on the front line helping the most vulnerable members of our communities. They are encouraging any organisations that need support with volunteers to contact their local Volunteer Centre.

Volunteer Ireland have developed a series of COVID-19 specific resources for Volunteer Managers.


Information Sheets:



Audio Visuals:


Volunteer Ireland have developed two sets of videos, with more to follow, the first a set for 4 short videos on the fundamentals of volunteer management during an emergency and the second is on the Fundamentals of virtual volunteering.  You can view all these videos on a Vimeo page.




Volunteer Ireland have developed a number of templates specific to managing volunteers during COVID-19 which you might find useful:




COVID-19 Volunteering Webinar Series


Volunteer Ireland are running free webinars on a variety of topics including; volunteering safeguarding, volunteer risk management, Garda Vetting, volunteering screening, and global trends in volunteering.  You can book your place on these now.


Volunteer Managers online coffee breaks:


Join us online for Volunteer Managers Coffee Managers

Each Friday, at 11.00 there will be a Volunteer Managers coffee break, grab a cuppa and join staff from Volunteer Ireland and your fellow Volunteer Managers online for our Zoom coffee break. Over the coming weeks, they will have a number of volunteer management specialists from our European and global partners join us on these online coffee breaks to update us on how volunteering is operating during COVID-19 in their countries.


Register for our online Volunteer Managers Coffee Break.


Please feel free to contact Volunteer Ireland or your local Volunteer Centre if you have any questions whatsoever.



Register to attend one of the webinars now
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