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Welcome Ambassador - 6th May 2019

Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council

About Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council

Support and promote the work of Community Groups which work on minimising exclusion and social marginalisation

What's Involved

Dun Laoghaire Harbour is looking for friendly welcoming people this summer.

On Monday May 6th the first cruise ship arrives in Dun Laoghaire with over 3,000 passengers and crew. We are looking for volunteers to welcome guests to the town and surrounding areas.

Many of these guests will be visiting Dublin for the first time. They will have lots of questions and would love direction from a local.

Guests arrive into the harbour from 8am and we need volunteers for 2/3 hours that morning.

What's required for this position

Skills needed are good English language skills , a friendly nature and a knowledge of the area is beneficial.

  • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 3hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
West Pier, Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Other location details:
n/a

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - South Dublin County, Wicklow, Kildare

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

This volunteers taking up this oppourtunity will benefit from meeting visitors from all over the world, meeting new volunteers and having an opportunity to use their language skills.

Getting there

The harbour is easily accessible with the DART, 46a/7/7a from city centre & 75 from Tallaght.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown
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