Seamus Friel retired in August 2016 but soon found his skills in demand at the Down Syndrome Kerry ‘321 Charity Shop’ and Coffee Dock in Tralee. Seamus who is a trained electrician and worked for 16 years in maintenance at the Kostal factory in Abbeyfeale started helping out in the store in October of last year.
Why people in Kerry Volunteer? "I believe it contributes in a very positive way to create a better society. It makes me feel part of my community.'' ''It's giving back to the community & helping to make a difference.''
Whatever your reasons might be, there are lots of possibilities to get involved this summer. See our full list of volunteering opportunities available in Kerry.
"Be the change you wish to see in the world" ~ Ghandi.
On 11th-17th May we are celebrating National Volunteering Week. There will be lots of opportunities to meet us around county and ask about volunteering. Like every month we have prepared a list of volunteer roles that are needed by charities in Kerry.
"I believe we are put on this earth to be of service. It's how I find meaning in my life. And it's fun!"
-- Dana Delany
We celebrated National Volunteering Week last month and there are plenty of reasons to volunteer in June as well. Browse through list of available volunteering opportunities in Kerry and let us know if you would like to help.
Gretta O'Rourke from Tralee Community Garden is thanking volunteers for ''the fantastic mix of cultures, countries, individuals, organisations who have given part of their lives to enhance ours. Thank you so much".
Whether it be gardening or computers you enjoy, there are plenty of volunteering opportunities available in Kerry.