Volunteer Roles

Current Volunteer Opportunities with COPE Galway

We couldn’t provide the range of services we do without the generous support of the men and women who volunteer with COPE Galway. Below are some of the roles we need volunteers for.

Food Cloud Christmas Appeal

COPE Galway Tesco / Food Cloud Christmas Appeal

On the Friday, 1st and Saturday, 2nd December COPE Galway will be collecting food items from Tesco shoppers at the Galway Shopping Centre. We need help handing out fliers with the items we need. And managing the items received as customers leave the shop


Christmas Market

Help us at our charity stall at the Eyre Square Christmas Market Fri, Dec 15th – Fri, Dec 22nd! Selling Christmas cards, merch & a raffle. Also t-shirt collection point / registration for Christmas Swim.

Christmas Day

Cope Galway Christmas Swim

On the 25th December hundreds of enthusiastic swimmers will head to Blackrock, Salthill to take a dip and support COPE Galway’s Christmas Day Swim. You can help to make this vital fundraising event successful by volunteering for 1 or 2 hours. Please sign up for a slot and reach out to swim@copegalway.ie if you have any questions.

Community Catering Service

Driver – Meals4Health

Delivering meals from Community Catering to the homes of people living in Galway

Homeless Service

Street Outreach Volunteer

To assist in street outreach work for the purpose of engaging with people who are rough sleeping in Galway City.

Charity Shop

Shop Back Room Assistant

To assist the Shop Manager and other volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the COPE Galway Charity Shop 

Charity Shop

Shop Security

To assist the Shop Manager and other volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the COPE Galway Charity Shop 

Senior Support Service

Volunteer Kitchen Assistant

To assist in our Community Catering kitchen in preparing delicious, nutritious meals for delivery.

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