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Wish Day Volunteer

Make A Wish Foundation

About Make A Wish Foundation

To grant wishes to children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are battling a life threatening condition. The result is fantasy into reality. A wish can provide a positive, often once in a lifetime experience, for the child and its family. Focusing the child's attention away from the difficult routine of medical treatment and consultations, and the daily struggle against a life-threatening condition. The promise of a wish can have a remarkable effect on a sick child and has enormous impact on everyone close to them. A wish gives a child something to look forward to through their many months of treatment.

What's Involved

Help make wishes come true!! We need Wish Day Volunteers to help us on Friday the 9th March 2018. Wish Day takes place across shopping centres and towns all over Ireland. It is our biggest national fundraising day and with no government funding we rely on events like this to grant magical wishes. Can you help us a for a few hours? We would love to have you join our team.

Read more and sign up here.

What's required for this position

Raising awareness of Make-A-Wish Ireland by selling badges.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Event management/ Fundraising

Level of English required for this role:
No English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Every county in Ireland

Other location details:
Various shopping centres in Cork, Dublin, Wicklow, Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow, Tipperary,Waterford, Limerick, Kerry, Clare, Galway, Rosscommon, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, longford, Cavan, Westmeath, Meath, Louth, Kildare, Laois

Also available in these counties
Carlow, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Wexford, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Yes

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Experience the magic of a wish and its importance. You will receive the reward of knowing that you are making a difference to a child living with Life-threatening illnesses.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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