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Volunteer opportunities

  • My Life My Way

    'My life My Way' provides support to older people with dementia and their carers in Belfast, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne, Ballyclare & Newtownabbey areas.
  • Retail Volunteers

    Age NI Retail volunteers transform lives by raising vital funds to ensure we can deliver vital services for older people.
  • Day Centre Volunteers

    Our Day Centres can be a lifeline to older people. Areas include: East Belfast, Dunmurry, Ballyclare, Ballynahinch, Castlewellan, Dungannon, Kilkeel, Newry, Lisburn & Portaferry.
  • Fundraising Volunteers

    Opportunities include charity collections & bag packing in a supermarkets and events such as abseils, ziplines, firewalks & more!
  • Be part of Living Well Moyle

    Living Well Moyle was launched recently to provide support and encouragement to people with chronic conditions to help them reconnect with the local community.
  • Casual Volunteering

    If committing to a regular volunteering role is not possible for you, why not try some of our casual volunteering opportunites.
  • VIVO Store Ambassador

    We are now recruiting Vivo Store Ambassadors, a local liaison between Age NI and local Vivo stores so that together we can support older people across Northern Ireland.
  • Share your story with local media

    Age NI regularly receives calls from journalists who want to hear from older people about anything and everything.
  • Project Retain

    Project Retain aims to support nurse recruitment and retention in care of older people by embedding a culture of ‘open and transparent communication across all bands and disciplines of staff’
  • First Connect Volunteer

    Age NI's First Connect service offers dedicated emotional and practical support at difficult times in an individual’s life; situations which are often triggered by feeling the loss of independence or sudden unexpected changes in important relationships.

Blog: Stacey Lee

I love my job as Volunteer Coordinator with Age NI! I get the chance to work with many amazing people who never fail to inspire me.

Read Stacey's blog

Volunteer stories

  • Georgia Galway

    'It feels great to be able to contribute to your community and ensure people enjoy their later life, as I hope to do some day too.'
  • Robert Ferguson

    'Volunteering with Age NI has given me the chance to give something back and do something truly positive for others.'
  • Patricia Ulturan

    'If you're thinking about volunteering for Age NI, you should really go for it!'
  • Nick Craig

    Nick Craig, Danske Bank Manager in Bangor's Bloomfield branch, volunteered to undertake an epic adventure to Trek the Grand Canyon for Age NI.
  • View all volunteer stories

    Our volunteers' stories are inspiring! They provide an insight into their motivations and the types of activities they've been doing for Age NI.
  • John Nelson

    John was inspired to be a My Life My Way volunteer, having supported his dad for many years to deal with dementia.
  • Yvonne McMorris

    Yvonne tells us what motivated her to start volunteering for the charity and what she enjoys most about her role.
  • Volunteer News

    Latest news from Age NI volunteers. Email updates & photos to
  • Video: Volunteer Celebration

    Volunteers are vital to Age NI. We made this video to celebrate their inspiring achievements.
  • Queens Award

    The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
  • Volunteer Report

    This Volunteer Report highlights the benefits of volunteering with Age NI.

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