Our People


Edwina Dewart (Manager)

Edwina Dewart is our Manager and is responsible for the day to day management of the Centre. She is also one of the Centre’s volunteer management trainers and Authorised Signatories for Garda Vetting. If you wish to contact Edwina, please email edwina@volunteerdublincity.ie

Claire Byrne

Claire Byrne is our Volunteer Development Officer and focal point for the centre’s volunteer team. She looks after our volunteer development programme, coordinates events and campaigns and explores new areas for organisational development. If you have a query, please contact Claire directly on claire@volunteerdublincity.ie

Jennifer Keegan

Jenny Keegan  is our Administrator and Garda Vetting Officer. You’ll see Jenny at the reception desk when you visit the Volunteer Centre.

Franziska Fehr

Franzi is our Outreach & Placement Officer. Franzi provides talks and presentations on volunteering at a variety of group meetings and events. She also works directly with people interested in volunteering to help them find a role that's a good fit.  You can contact Franzi directly at franziska@volunteerdublincity.ie  if you are interested in a talk or presentation about volunteering.  

James Appleton

James is one of our Placement Officers. He works directly with volunteers and helps them find an opportunity and an organisation that is a right fit. He also runs our "Volunteering While Learning English" information session as well as the "Experience Counts" coffee mornings. If you would like to contact him for more information about the how, what and where of volunteering please email info@volunteerdublincity.ie .

Frances Hayden

Frances Hayden is our Organisational Support Officer. Frances is available to offer information and advice related to best practice in volunteer management and is also the contact for groups looking to list their volunteer roles on I-VOL, our online database of volunteer roles. If you are interested in recruiting volunteers through I-VOL or looking for advice for your volunteer programme, please contact Frances at frances@volunteerdublincity.ie

Kasia Timofiejew

Kasia Timofiejew is our Development Officer. Kasia is responsible for developing social inclusion initiatives and projects, organising events and delivering volunteer management training.   Kasia is currently on maternity leave and will return to the Volunteer Centre in January 2018.