Volunteering offers many benefits to people in the asylum-seeking process.


  • Builds community resources
  • Allows you to practice a new language
  • Builds networks of contacts
  • Gives you new skills
  • Helps your physical and mental health

You can register as a volunteer with the Westmeath Volunteer Centre.

Here you can:

  • Find out about volunteering opportunities without having to make a commitment.
  • Get information on hundreds of different volunteering opportunities.
  • Talk to someone on the how, why and where of volunteering.
  • Get ongoing support and advice if you want it.