Volunteer Opportunities



Do you have spare time you would like to allocate to a good cause? Would you like to gain some experience in an office setting, event management, sports or club development? Do you enjoy working as part of a team?

Image result for volunteer team

We are now located at The National Sports Campus, Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15!

We require daytime volunteers to help out in our new office with administration work and to support various projects throughout the year in events, sports and fundraising. We are building a TEAM of volunteers who will carry out many different tasks that include data entry, event recruitment calls and administration tasks. This TEAM of volunteers help us to run an effective program for all our athletes all over Leinster.  

If you would like to volunteer a few hours or even a few days per week please contact Nuala in the Leinster office on 01 869 1662 or nuala.odonovan@specialolympics.ie 


                                             Games Management System (GMS) VOLUNTEERS

Are you technically minded and interested in sport and volunteering either once or twice a year or on more of a regular basis once a fortnight? If so, we need your support for our sporting events!



Special Olympics Leinster Sports Events are back in full swing. If you would like to sign-up to volunteer at any of these events please refer to the Leinster Events Calendar HERE...


Club Volunteers Needed- Dundalk

Special Olympics Leinster currently have two Clubs in the Dundalk Area, see below. Both clubs are currently looking to recruit additional volunteers for a range of roles (coaching, administration, committee positions, etc). If you would like more information please contact Adam in the Regional Office on 01 869 1662.

Dundalk Special Olympics Club- Train in Blackrock Community Centre on a weekly basis and also in Aura Leisure Centre and Ardee Golf Club. They offer the following sports; Aquatics, Athletics, Football, and Tenpin Bowling.

St Therese’s Special Olympics Club- Train in the Redeemer Centre (Dundalk) and Aura Leisure Centre on a weekly basis and offer the following sports; Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Bocce, and Football.

Club Volunteers Needed- Navan

Special Olympics Club Navan are looking to recruit new volunteers to assist in their club training sessions. The club trains Athletics & Basketball on Friday evenings in Claremont Stadium and Equestrian on Wednesdays in the Kells Equestrian Centre. If you are interested in helping out in any way please contact their Membership Officer on 046 9075026 or email nuanda007@gmail.com or if you need further information regarding Special Olympics do not hesitate to call Nuala O'Donovan in the office on 01-8691662 or email nuala.odonovan@specialolympics.ie

Drogheda Special Olympics Club

Drogheda Special Olympics Club – are currently looking to recruit new volunteers to assist in their club training sessions. The club trains in various sports throughout the week, and require volunteers of all levels of experience. For further information please contact the Membership Officer on 086 4497455 or email dsocmembership@gmail.com


Cops & Donuts Fundraising Events

Our Cops & Donuts fundraising events will be taking place in several counties over the next few months. These events are held in conjunction with the Law Enforcement Torch Run and involves local gardaí­ and volunteers selling donuts on our behalf. 

We are looking for volunteers to cover 2 hour shifts (or more if you like) from 9am – 5pm starting at 9.00, 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00. The first and last shifts are a bit different as they also involve helping with set up and tear down.  If you are available to help out at one of the below locations, please contact Louise Duffy on 01 8691626 or email Louise.Duffy@specialolympics.ie

 23rd of September -Bridge Centre,Tullamore
7th of October - Whitewater Shopping Centre, Newbridge
22nd of October - Marshes Shopping Centre, Dundalk
23rd of December - High Street, Kilkenny