Derry City & Strabane - Volunteer




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Volunteers are important in the immediate response and will be needed over the coming weeks and months. 

Volunteer Now are coordinating the volunteer responses across Northern Ireland. With over 4,000 people registered to volunteer the recruitment has been suspended. For up to date information please visit Volunteer Now



Although the NI recruitment has been suspended through Volunteer Now, you can still register with the NW Volunteer Centre. Find out more and register at Volunteering North West



Volunteers are very important, the volunteer and the people they live with must not be on the vulnerable list, should not be experiencing any coronavirus symptoms and should only volunteer in certain circumstances;

  • Delivering Food 
  • Helping people with medical needs 
  • Providing essential care or to help a vulnerable person 

The organisation you volunteer with will be supported and offered guidance to ensure you are looked after during your volunteering experience

Government Guidance 

Find out more about what you can do 

Volunteer Now

The volunteer recruitment process is suspended however, if you have already registered to volunteer you can ​access Good Practice guidance for your COVID 19 Volunteering experience and learn how to keep yourself and others safe with Volunteer Now.


volunteer week

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. This year it will take place from 1-7 June. Read all about it HERE