Welcome to World Meeting of Families 2018 Volunteer Page!

We are no longer taking volunteer applications. We are now in Operational Phase of the project. Volunteers and staff are already working on the various sites of the World Meeting of Families.

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  • If you have completed your Volunteer application and have received your Garda clearance, we will be emailing your schedule for work, how to get there and details for picking up your uniform in the next few days. 
  • If you have been asked to attend training please come along for any of the dates offered in your email.
  • For information about transport to Phoenix Park please see our page here
  • For information about transport to Knock please see here
  • For urgent queries please contact WMOF2018 on 01 567 6800 and select the volunteer department. 

Would you like to help us organise this amazing event? We would be delighted to have you! In this section you will find information on:


The World Meeting of the Families 2018 will attract thousands of Irish and International pilgrims. Organising it and seeing it through will only be possible with the help of generous volunteers who will put their love and talents to service.

In 2012, for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, approximately 2,000 volunteers gave their time, abilities and service to organise this event in various roles, such as stewards, welcoming and information teams, photographers, bloggers, media support, logistics, programming support, among many roles. The volunteers were amazing and loved the experience of being part of the event from the inside.

If you volunteered for IEC2012 please volunteer with us again and help us encourage others to do so too. If you have not volunteered before, we would like to have you too. We are seeking several thousand volunteers; we hope WMOF2018 will appeal to many to help!

Our volunteers are vital to the success of the World Meeting of Families. We will be grateful for every single minute that you give us of your precious time and we truly value your contribution and do hope you will consider applying as a member of our Volunteer Team.

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who expressed an interest through our website in volunteering and signed up for our newsletters and to all of those who contacted us. Everyone looking to volunteer must now officially apply to become a WMOF2018 volunteer through our online application link.

Why Volunteer?

Volunteering is of enormous personal, social and spiritual benefit. It helps people share their skills and learn new ones, while also contributing to society overall. There are many other reasons to volunteer for WMOF2018; gaining experience, social interaction, and making new friends or simply helping to create this amazing and once in a lifetime event.

For your information please see the frequently asked questions which may be of interest to you.

Contact Us

WMOF2018 Office

Holy Cross Diocesan Centre,

Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3, Ireland

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