COVID-19 - Volunteering

COVID-19 - Volunteering

How you or your group can volunteer during the COVID-19 situation.

What you can do: Volunteers

If you want to volunteer, you can register with your local Volunteer Centre or sign up online at The network of Volunteer Centres across Ireland are expecting many Coronavirus (COVID-19) related roles registering on our database in the coming days and some roles will be directly related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) support. Other roles for volunteers may be related to helping community organisations to keep normal services running. You can also contact your local Volunteer Centre directly to speak to someone about what is needed most in your own area – you can find their information at


What you can do: Organisations and Groups

If you are registered with your local Volunteer Centre, then you can advertise volunteer roles through them and the national database I-VOL. You should contact your local Volunteer Centre to let them know the role is in response to COVID-19 and they will prioritise the promotion of this role. If you are not registered with your local Volunteer Centre, then it’s very simple to do so. Simply find the details of your local Volunteer Centre, contact them and they will register you. You can then advertise roles as above. and


Meath Community Response to Covid-19

Meath Public Participation Network has developed a listing and interactive map of available community supports in response to Covid-19.  These groups offer delivery of groceries, medication, or simply a chat.

Please email if you would like to add the supports provided by your community group to the listing / map.



Shopping List for Vulnerable People

Download a draft shopping list (xls) which might be useful if you are a volunteer putting a shopping list together for a vulnerable person.


Government support to communities Your Community and Covid 19 on

through the Action Plan to support the community response to COVID-19.  from the Department of Rural and Community Development.