KYS actively promotes active voluntary work and recognises the important role and valuable contribution of unpaid (voluntary) youth and adult leaders and committee members to the work of the organisation.

The organisation needs the participation of volunteers in order to maintain the high standard and level of service we provide across County Kildare.
As we provided a broad range of services, there are always a variety of volunteering opportunities within the organisation. 

Typical Volunteering Opportunities:
  • Junior leader within a youth club or youth project
  • Adult leader within a youth club or youth project
  • Counsellor / Psychotherapist within the Youth Counselling Service
  • Skill-based volunteers engaged in short-term programmes and/or activities e.g. Art; Drama; Sport etc.
  • Volunteer member on Board of Directors 
Training and Support
In order to support Volunteers, We provide a diverse programme of training for Volunteers including Child Protection, Leadership skills, Communication with young people, Lgbt awareness, Internet safety and Cyber bullying and much much more. 

Interested in Volunteering with us

If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer with Kildare Youth Services, please follow the link below and fill out our application form or have a look at our Project Profiles above and give us a call we would be happy to chat through with you the next steps. 

Below is a link to our Volunteering Policy last updated October 2009