Volunteering at the Heart of Cork!



Here at Cork Volunteer Centre, we are passionate about volunteering and believe that Cork is a wonderful place to volunteer. Volunteering enriches communities, gives volunteers an opportunity to develop personally, and puts giving at the heart of how we all live.


Are you looking to volunteer? You can search and apply online! Click on the Register to volunteer to register your interest in volunteering and/or Search Opportunities to see what your volunteering options are available.   For further information on what to expect from volunteering please see the ‘Volunteers’ drop down menu to the top of this page.



If your organisation wishes to engage volunteers, or are seeking advice on any aspect of volunteering within your organisation, please see our ‘Organisations’  drop down menu to the top of this page to learn more about our services.   Here you can find information on Training, Garda Vetting and other support services we provide to volunteer involving organisatons in Cork. We offer a free placement service to non-profit organisations within the county and our website offers an interactive way for you to advertise your current volunteering opportunities.


Corporate Volunteers

Are you looking to volunteer with your work colleagues for a team-building day to give something back to the local community? Cork Volunteer Centre can help you to find the right project. For more information on how to plan your day and things to consider before you commit your group to a project, please see the ‘Corporate Volunteers’ drop down menu to the top of this page. There you’ll find handy downloadable information guides on how to make your employer-support volunteer project a success and an application form you can to complete so we can match you to the right project.


Volunteer Centre Opening Hours
Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m. Closed each day for lunch 1p.m.-2p.m.
Our centre is open to the public during these hours but we do strongly advise that you make an appointment to meet with our Placement Officers in order to prevent unnecessary disappointment if the centre is busy.



Cork Volunteer Centre (CVC) has no responsibilty for the actions of any organisation advertising a volunteer role, particularly in regards to their volunteer selection and management practices. All roles are advertised in good faith and it is up to each potential volunteer to ensure as much as possible that the organisation they intend to volunteer with can meet their needs. Likewise CVC has no responsibilty in relation to the suitability of any potential volunteer for a volunteer role and no responsibility for the actions of any volunteer while volunteering with an organisation.