ALIVE Volunteering Opportunities

ALIVE Volunteering Opportunities


What is the ALIVE Student Volunteering Programme?

ALIVE (A Learning Initiative and the Volunteering Experience) was established by the University to harness, acknowledge and support the contribution that NUI Galway students make by volunteering either at home, in Galway or within the University community itself.

ALIVE Volunteering Opportunities

As an NUI Galway students you can volunteer with a huge variety of community organisations, including:

  • Big Brother, Big Sister
  • Gaf Youth Café
  • Homework Clubs
  • Simon Community

The list is endless! Log on to to see the latest opportunities.

Why volunteer?

  • Gain life experiences and skills
  • Meet interesting people Have fun!
  • Gain work experience
  • Give back
  • Be an agent of social change
  • Broaden your horizons
  • For the challenge

Volunteering is a unique opportunity for students to increase their knowledge, skills and abilities, to understand and appreciate the diversity of our society and to work in partnership with communities for mutual benefit.

NUI Galway ALIVE Certificate for Volunteering

Get your ALIVE Certificate when you volunteer, it is a great addition to any CV. The ALIVE Certificate recognises your volunteering at home, in Galway, abroad or on campus, including: Student Connect Mentoring, Societies, Clubs, Access, Flirt FM, Class Reps and community organisations.

For further information contact:

Lorraine Tansey,
Student Volunteer Coordinator
Email :
Tel : +353 91 495346, Ext 5346

ALIVE office

Location: The Hub, Áras na Mac Léinn
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.15 a.m. to 1p.m.; 2:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

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Chris Newell