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Rose of Tralee International Festival Volunteer

Festival of Kerry-Street Carnival

About Festival of Kerry-Street Carnival

Kerry Rose Festival-Street Carnival is the non profit element of the Kerry Rose Festival, one of Ireland's largest and longest running festivals, celebrating 60 years in 2019. The Street Carnival activities are funded by the Festival of Kerry Support Group. The heart of the festival is the selection of the Rose of Tralee which brings young women of Irish descent from around the world to County Kerry for a global celebration of Irish culture.

What's Involved

Volunteers are required to commit to a minimum of four volunteering shifts of four hours each as a part time volunteer, or eight volunteering shifts of four hours as a full time volunteer (including meal breaks). The Festival runs from Friday the 23rd of August to Tuesday the 27th of August 2019. Volunteer roles include Event; Logistics; Park/Family and Hospitality. Previous volunteering experience at our Festival or others would be an advantage. Further details are available on the application form available from Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday the 19th of July.

What's required for this position

Enthusiasim, Commitment, Punctuality, Ease with Dealing with the General Public, a Team Player with an ability to follow the directions of your Team Leader and the Guidelines of the Festival Organisers

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
  • Personable Skills
  • Phone Support/ Information Giver
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research
  • Research/ Journalism/ Media
  • Retail/ Customer Service
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 week

Hours required: 10hrs Three times per week

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Tralee Co. Kerry

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Health and Safety Training specific to the Festival Issues, Festival Shirt, Food Vouchers, Access to specific Festival Events, Volunteer of the Festival Award and Wrap Party

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