Our volunteers get involved for a range of different reasons including:

  • A personal experience with disability
  • An interest in contributing to the community
  • A desire to meet new people
  • Developing new skills or getting experience
  • To have fun

What you can expect from volunteering in Irish Wheelchair Association:

  • A supportive and positive experience
  • Training and support to carry out your volunteer role
  • A safe volunteering workplace
  • A contact person to support you
  • A defined volunteer role
  • Opportunities for friendship and craic
Irish Wheelchair Association has a long history of volunteering and values the commitment and generosity of our many volunteers.

Volunteering is a two-way process. Irish Wheelchair Association asks our volunteers to demonstrate the following:

  • A commitment to the aims and values of Irish Wheelchair Association
  • A commitment to work respectfully with people with disabilities, other volunteers and staff
  • A willingness to learn and take part in the required training
  • To be trustworthy and honest
  • To work within the boundaries of your role, and Irish Wheelchair Association policies and procedures
  • To be part of our team