Welcome to the Carlow Volunteer Centre

In Carlow Volunteer Centre we are passionate about volunteering and Carlow 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.


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Latest News

  • Carlow Volunteer Centre along with a number of other agencies are delighted to be participating in the 2017 Carlow Roadshow. The aim of the Roadshow is to create awareness of the services that are available for people in Co. Carlow & also to facilitate people accessing information in their local community. This Sunday some Roadshow members will be in attendance at Ballinkillen Community Hall as part of the Blackstairs Cycling Challenge. Citizens Information will be in attendance to answer any questions you might have. We will also have information from Co. Carlow Development Partnership, Carlow Public Participation Network & more. Check out the details below on our poster. Keep an eye on our Social Media pages for further information.


  • Taking part in the National Spring Clean is very straight forward. Organize for a clean up of your local area, to take place any time during April, and register your event online, by phone, fax or post. To register online click on the 'Sign Up' icon below. Once you have registered you will receive a FREE clean-up kit from An Taisce. 



    The clean up kit contains valuable tips on how to hold a successful clean-up event, a poster to advertise your event, ideas on how to make your event different and lots more useful information. The pack also includes plastic bags in which to collect your litter and recyclable material, some tabards to keep your clothes clean and some gloves to keep your hands safe and clean. Because National Spring Clean encourages recycling, a number of colour coded bags are provided for collection of litter that can be recycled. Recycling helps reduce the production of greenhouse gases and therefore climate change read more here >>

    Once you have a firm date for your event you should contact your Carlow County Council Environmental Officer Janette O'Brien at  059 9136232 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Your council will arrange with you the details for free rubbish disposal after your clean-up.


    On Wednesday 8th March 2017, Carlow Volunteer Centre hosted the Paddy Looney Memorial Award to celebrate the efforts of volunteers across Carlow for the contribution that they are making to their communities. The event itself took place in the Seven Oaks Hotel. Regina Duane, Manager of Carlow Volunteer Centre in her opening remarks “thanked all of the volunteers for the time that they give to their different voluntary organisations.

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