Volunteering at the heart of Louth

Welcome to Louth Volunteer Centre

In Louth Volunteer Centre we are passionate about volunteering and Louth County is a great place to volunteer. Volunteering enriches communities, gives volunteers an opportunity to develop personally, and puts giving at the heart of how we all live.


Our Services

Louth Volunteer Centre offers a recruitment and placement service for volunteers in Louth as well as providing support and training to not for profits on all aspects of volunteer managment. Other services include a Garda Vetting service, consultancy on volunteering issues and research and policy work around all areas of volunteering. 

If your organisation wants to engage volunteers, or wants advice on volunteering, go to our organisational pages to learn more about our services. Here you can information on Volunteer Management TrainingGarda Vetting and other support service we provide to volunteer involving organisations in Louth County. You can download How we work with organisations which outlines our services. Here are our office and outreach locations as well as opening times.

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Volunteer Ireland have launched an app,designed to let you access all of our volunteering opportunities directly on your mobile device. It is currently available on Apple and Android.. Click here for details...


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Because of You!

Watch our video which gives an insight into the impact that your time has for others that use services provided by volunteers.



Latest News


        Age-Friendly Business Consumer Fair


    Crowne Plaza, Dundalk, Co. Louth

    Sunday 4th October 2015 – Midday to 5.00pm

    A unique opportunity to learn about the innovative products and services
     to enhance and secure our lives as we live longer



    Within the Northeast region, Louth is seen as leading the way in developing a range of age-friendly initiatives and related new products and services. These developments are happening across the board with businesses, within communities and among the public services.

    As we grow older our needs and aspirations change, so what range of products and services are available to help enhance the wonderful opportunity of living longer?

    Following on from the success in previous years of the Age-Friendly Business Consumer Fair , we will once again seek to provide information on what products and services are available for older people.  Attendees will be able to

    • Learn how new innovate products can assist in the daily activities of living
    • Learn about services that are available to support you or a loved one in their own home and in the community
    • Listen to informative talks on matters that concern older people
    • Enjoy some fun and get fit with Carmel Dowdall’s Chairobics!
    • Learn about those businesses who offer products and services for older people, to assist them in living longer and healthier lives in the best possible way

    As well as over 50 Age Friendly businessexhibitors, leading figures from caring and support services, technology, finance, fashion, law and many more will be on hand to give advice and provide valuable information..

    The special guest on the day will be businessman Gavin Duffy, star of RTE Dragon’s Den and chairperson of the Louth Age Friendly Business Forum.


    We look forward to seeing you at this FREE event on Sunday 4th October in the Crowne Plaza.

    A discount of 10% is being offered on lunch to all those attending the Consumer Fair on the day.

    The  event is supported by the Myhomecare.ie, Louth Age-Friendly County Initiative, Age-Friendly Business Forum, Louth Economic Forum,  Dundalk Chamber of Commerce 

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    Cox’s Demesne Community Volunteers have been working hard to bring people together and help to improve the estate in recent months. The group hope to target a number of areas that have become notorious for illegal dumping and so have become overgrown and dangerous. The first clean-up was held in the Beechmount drive area last Tuesday morning. The volunteers were supported by both council workers and local CE workers to get the job done. They were also supported by thirteen staff, interns and volunteers from Louth Volunteer Centre, many of whom travelled from Drogheda to help out as part of a team volunteering day, and two county councillors, Maeve Yore and Edel Corrigan. Kayleigh Mulligan, from Louth Volunteer Centre, has been working closely with residents in the area since May to help revive volunteering in the area said that “while the clean-up was a huge success on the day, we really need to stress the importance of getting more local people on board with making improvements to the area if we are to be successful in the long term.” She also acknowledged the dedication of the four local volunteers that have been the driving force behind getting this work done, Charlie O’Brien, Fergal Sheehy, Ciarán McIntyre and Anthony Heeney. This environmental project is the second event run by these volunteers. On 29th August they organised the free family day named El Paso Party, which was very well attended with over 150 children on the day with their families.

    Congratulations to the Irish Maritime Festival on how well they managed their volunteers to ensure the 30,000 people who attended the festival enjoyed the weekend.

    Each year the Festival takes place in Drogheda from 19th - 21st June. Volunteer Louth referred 50 volunteers who applied to help out over the weekend. Feedback from the volunteers was overwhelmingly positive on their experience. Well done to both Karen's, Gary and Eddie!


    Louth Volunteer Centre, in partnership with Foroige and Calipo Theatre Company  recently organised a Social Entrepreneurship programme with St Oliver's Community College TY Class.

    pan project video pic 2The project was a great example of Students and local business people working together to support the community.

    Drogheda Chamber of Commerce asked local Business People to volunteer their time to mentor students. Students chose the charities to support and visited them to see the impact of their work.]

    Half the profits from the student mini enterprises went to 3 local charities. Take a look at this 2 minute Video to view the programme.

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