By joining the Irish Defence Forces Veterans Association, you can enjoy many benefits such as:
(1) Participation at Local Branch Meetings and Events.
(2) Assistance of our Communications Officer and local Branch Secretary.
(3) Monthly and Seasonally social events
(4) Membership Card with Photo.
(5) Digital Irish Defence Forces Veterans Association Magazine sent out quarterly to IDFVA Members.
(6) Access to "Members Only Area" of Irish Defence Forces Veterans Association Website.
(7) E-mail Service on important IDFVA News.
(8) Updated on Provincial Information Seminars for IDFVA Members.
(9) Chance of winning in the IDFVA Cash Draws.
(10) Shaping your feature within the Veterans Programs
(11) Jolly Boys Outings (Bus Trips)
(12) Access to Association Discounts Schemes
On going Veterans Programmes (Veterans helping Veterans)
- Job Liaison Service (Veterans Jobs Feed) http://www.idfva.org/jobs-feed.html
- Bereavement Assistance (Funeral)
- Veterans Come Visit Programme (Patrick’s Festival)
- Veterans Go Visit Programme From May to November each year
- Veterans Honour guard Programme (yearly in line with International Vets Groups) TBA
- Veterans Hospital ~Visit Programme (Started 2012 to 2015) TBA
- Hospice Programme (Ongoing) (all association programme)TBA
- Nursing Home Programme (all association programme) (Ongoing)
- Veterans Abroad Programme ( Joint posts over seas all association )
- Ongoing National Programmes
- Setting up of an independent Veterans News Group (I.D.F.V.N)
- Recognition For the troubles (68 to 95)
Members have access to the IDFVA Job Liaison Service which has a database of potential employers seeking Ex-Military. The IDFVA Consultant gives FREE personal tuition in preparing a C.V. as well as coaching interview skills.