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Donor Care Administrative Assistant

ActionAid Ireland

About ActionAid Ireland

ActionAid Ireland provides long term support to women and their children in developing countries, so they can overcome the obstacles holding them back. We are an international development organisation seeking to eradicate the injustice of poverty by working with local partner organisations, lobbying national and international governments and institutions, and mobilising our supporter base.

What's Involved

We are running one of our biggest fundraising drives for the organisation in June, that is, a direct mail pack to a large volume of potential donors across Ireland and need help with processing the returns. This would include opening the post, sorting the donations and the returned packs, such as "Return to Sender" etc.

The role would commence on the week beginning the 10th of June.

We also have a supporter evening in Dun Laoghaire on the 11th of June that we would like some help with.

What's required for this position

Full support will be given but attention to detail and the ability to use basic tasks in excel would be great.

  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • General Admin/ Office Support

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 month

Hours required: 6hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
172 Ivy Exchange, Granby Place, Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

It would be interesting to work during a fast paced fundraising campaign and insight into fundraising administration.

Getting there

The red line Luas is very close, also many buses to Parnell Square.
Google Map Location

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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