Volunteering Opportunities for UCD Alumni


Could you give time?

We value your expertise and welcome you to join UCD’s community of alumni volunteers.

The UCD Alumni Volunteering Programme is built on the UCD values of Excellence, Integrity, Collegiality, Engagement and Diversity. UCD Alumni work in collaboration across the University and in our networks to identify volunteer roles that make a real difference for students and fellow alumni.

Whether you have 30 minutes or 30 hours, are at home or at work, live in Ireland or abroad – we have opportunities to suit everyone.

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Current opportunities for Alumni Volunteers are listed below:

Benefits and Supports

Why volunteer?

There are many reasons why you might like to volunteer…

To make a difference in the lives of current UCD students

To meet new people and reconnect with friends, lecturers and staff

To expand your network and develop your own professional skills

To inspire the next generation to achieve their ambitions

To give back and help build a vibrant UCD community

What can you expect? 

Here is what we offer…

A range of opportunities that fit with your interest, availability, and location

An induction, training and the support you need to undertake your volunteer role

A chance to connect with fellow alumni volunteers

A genuine appreciation for the time and expertise you give

A greater sense of engagement with the UCD community

Could you give time?

Could you give time?

UCD is building a diverse and talented volunteer community who continue to inspire students, staff and alumni alike.

Volunteering has many benefits and we would love to include you.

Register your Interest today!

Interested in Volunteering?

There are many ways to get involved in a way that suit your interests and availability. If you would like to know more about existing opportunities or would like to hear about new roles as they develop, you can register your interest. Alternatively, you can email alumnivolunteer@ucd.ie.

Find and follow @UCDAlumniVolunteers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

We’re all about volunteering at UCD!

UCD Community Engagement

UCD in the Community offers opportunities to get involved on campus and in the local area. Current on campus events are also publicised through Culture and Engagement. Details about the Employee Volunteering Policy are available on the Engagement Policies page.

Current UCD Students

Students who would like to get involved on campus and in the local community can find opportunities on studentvolunteers.ie. Exciting international opportunities are available with UCDVO. Find more about student volunteering opportunities here.

Developing New Alumni Volunteer Roles

Are you a UCD Staff member? Curious about engaging alumni volunteers in your college, school, or unit? Want to thank your current volunteers? We’d loved to hear from you. Please contact alumnivolunteer@ucd.ie.