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Welcome to Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service

Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service is a service for individuals who wish to volunteer some of their free time and for organisations/groups that need voluntary support. The overall aim of the website will be to increase the numbers volunteering in the County and promote volunteering as a rewarding and fulfilling activity.

Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service is an associate affiliate of VoIunteer Ireland.
Volunteer Ireland is the national volunteer development agency, and a support body for Volunteer Centres and Volunteering Information Services in Ireland.

Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service is administered by Kilkenny LEADER Partnership, (KLP) is a non profit, independent, community-led, local development organisation, with almost 25 years of experience delivering to communities on the ground, providing a wide range of services including training, work placements, grants and advice.

Mission

Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service is committed to promote volunteering opportunities within the whole community of Kilkenny City and County through a full placement service.

Our Role
  • To increase participation in Volunteering across the population of Kilkenny
  • To maximise availability of opportunities through our database of opportunities for volunteers to view volunteer opportunities in their locality
  • To support appropriate community channels between Kilkenny Volunteer Information Service and the wider community.
Values

We are committed to;

  • Promoting the value of volunteering to all sectors of the community
  • Offering a service that will be inclusive, accessible and high quality
  • Providing opportunities and projects involving volunteering in their local community
  • Raising the profile of volunteering in Kilkenny.
Geographical Remit

Kilkenny City and County.

 

 

Opening Hours

We are open from 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday but please book appointment in advance. Our email address is volunteer.kilkenny@gmail.com. Please note Kilkenny VIS provide a limited service, our aim is to respond to all individuals/ organisations within a week.