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Warehouse Personnel Shoebox Appeal 2019

Team Hope Clare Branch

About Team Hope Clare Branch

The Christmas Shoebox Appeal has been in operation in Co. Clare since 2001. We ask schools, businesses and individuals to fill shoeboxes with Christmas gifts for 'forgotten children', victims of war, disease or poverty in 10 countries in Eastern Europe and Africa and ship the boxes to them to bring hope and smiles to children who have very little as a practical expression of love at christmas.

What's Involved

The Shoe Box appeal will be upp and running again for 2019 from the beginning of Nov and it will be all hands on deck.
There are various roles required in the warehouse both in off loading boxes in the goods in area and moving the boxes through the various stages.
Volunteers are also required to load the cartons full of boxes on to the lorry when it comes to the shipment.
Training and an induction will be provided for volunteers getting involved.
The duties would range from Off loading shoe boxes from cars at the drop off point. Moving the boxes from assemble right through to packing. Once the shoeboxes have been packed all cartons need to be loaded onto the shipment. Operating QC checks Rewrapping of boxes where necessary.
This is a great environment working alongside other volunteers keen to make a difference in a child's life over Christmas.

Volunteers under the age of 18 will be asked to fill out an application form and a signature for parental consent will be required.
If you have 1 - 2 hours to spare from the 4th November 2019 please contact Dolores at The Clare Volunteer Centre on 065 68 45517

What's required for this position

The ideal volunteer must have A good sense of humour Good to work in a team Ability to take instruction and give direction. Listen to the advice with regard to lifting cartons safely.

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 month

Hours required: 2hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Clare
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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