Foróige is the leading youth organisation in Ireland and has been working with young people since 1952. Their purpose is to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their development and in the development of society. Foróige works with all young people through their general services. Foróige Clubs, Foróige Juniors, Foróige Interest Clubs, Foróige Youth Cafés. It encourages young people to take responsibility for themselves and to be part of shaping the world around them while developing their talents, skills and abilities.
SERVE is a development and volunteering organisation committed to providing equal opportunities for poor communities living in Southern Africa, South-East Asia, and South America.
Inspired by the belief that ‘Solidarity In Action’ can improve the lives of the most vulnerable, SERVE works in partnership with local communities and organisations to offer high-quality vocational and educational learning opportunities, helping young people gain employment or start and develop their businesses.
Since 2003, SERVE has placed over 1,200 volunteers on overseas assignments and contributed over €20 million to development projects.
The Rainbow Club aims to help, support and teach people about Autism, how to live every day with it, and the challenges it brings to the child and family. The Rainbow Club teach children and young people to communicate, make new friends, be part of a group, learn new skills, and how to be themselves, proudly accepting Autism, and finding their own place in the world.
Young SVP provides opportunities to engage in social action in local communities and encourages personal and social development. Whether you are at school, a third-level college, or are looking to get involved in your community; the SVP Youth Development Programme offers a wide range of opportunities to engage in positive social action in your local area.
Joining the SVP Youth Development Programme provides a great opportunity for personal and social development whilst gaining an understanding of the ethos, mission and aims of SVP.
The programme will enable you to develop projects that will improve the lives of others and gain a better understanding of Social Justice.
It provides a placement service, matching individuals who would like to volunteer, with non-profit organisations who involve volunteers in their activities. Advice and support is offered to both volunteers and non-profit organisations through a range of services including information, consultation, volunteer management training and Garda vetting administration.
Trócaire turns the compassion of the Irish people into life-changing support for some of the world’s poorest people. It works in partnership with communities in over 20 countries to relieve poverty and tackle injustice. It does this thanks to the support of people all over Ireland, as well as with the help of their institutional partners.