About Scariff Comunity Council
Scariff Community Council represent the local businesses and members of the local community. They carry out many projects relating to town enhancements. They manage the running of a voluntary community tourist office in Scariff. They oversee the upkeep of the Riverside Park and Playground and also represent the Clare County Council on local issues relating to town infrastructure, parking etc.
They are currently looking for 2 volunteer tourist information officers to provide local travel, hospitality and accommodation information to tourists and to promote local attractions in the area.
The tasks will be as follows:-
Answer questions from tourists, visitors, local residents, in person, via email or online.
Make suggestions on tours, travel routes, accommodation and local attractions.
Provide literature and information on local tours and places of interest.
Maintain literature and brochure stocks.
Undertake general clerical and office duties
Updating/amending of website.
Assist in gathering information and to help with the editing of the Scariff Community Newsletter,
Sending out email/letters for payment
Recording of tourist numbers and nature of enquiries either manually in a visitor’s book or electronically on a database.
They are looking for support 2 mornings a week from 11am to 1pm on any morning from Monday to Friday at their base in Scariff. If you have 4 hours during the week and have the skill set for this admin role please contact Dolores 065 68 45517
What's required for this position
Enjoy working with people.
Good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
Good organisational skills.
Capable of working on their own initiative.
Good geographical knowledge of the East Clare area.
Comfortable working with computers, a knowledge application such as MS Word, MS Spreadsheets & MS Database will be an advantage.
- General Admin/ Office Support
- Personable Skills
- Retail/ Customer Service
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 6 months
Hours required: 4hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Scariff Tourist Office/Market House, Scariff, Co. Clare
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
The role provides a wonderful opportunity to work in a stress free & friendly office environment. They will be provided with training where necessary especially on the Web Editing software WordPress and other IT packages such as Database or Spreadsheets.
Clare Bus GPS Coordinates 52°55′N 8°32′W For Scariff