Let’s reach out together.

Our work would not be possible without the help of our volunteers. Each one has been actively involved in advocating our social justice values and has learnt lots along the way.

Volunteer Opportunities

We currently have Volunteer Opportunities in our Irish Chaplaincy projects as follows:

Administration General admin, answering the phone, fundraising
Prisoners Prison visiting, casework admin, answering the phone
Elderly Befriending, telephone support, casework admin
Travellers Prison visiting, casework admin, phone support

Please complete our confidential application form (on the right) detailing which project you’d like to get involved with and we’ll reply as soon as possible. Please give us as much information as possible about why you want to get involved and what skills you’d like to share.

Some volunteers and staff of Irish Chaplaincy working with vulnerable clients or their data are required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) before commencing their role.
Please check which roles requires DBS.

If your volunteer role requires DBS clearance, please download
Archdiocese of Westminster DBS forms here.  Be aware that this lengthens the application process.  An online reference form will be sent to two referees.

Confirmation of ID
Self Declaration Form

Contact us if you would like help to complete any of these forms.

020 7482 5528


By submitting this application you consent to any personal information you supply being recorded and stored electronically and used for lawful purposes in line with the Data Protection Act 1998. You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting the Data Controller, Irish Chaplaincy.

Eg 14 June 1975
Please let us know if we should consider any special requirements.

Sr. Moira Keane

Volunteer - Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas

Finbar Gibbons

Volunteer - Seniors Project