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Event Assistant - Balbriggan 10 May 2019

Happenings

About Happenings

Happenings run instant pop-up cultural events in Dublin, Cork & Limerick. We animate city spaces, pairing creative and spontaneous events with strong social values. On fine weather days we organise instant outdoor cinema, music, yoga and a diverse range of events in parks and public spaces. Our events are alcohol free and we operate on a leave-no-trace policy. There is always an inclusive and friendly atmosphere and we try to build a strong sense of community to foster the public’s engagement with their public space. We believe that by running these types of events that are fun, healthy, and engaging with strong socially responsible values for living - that it influences people to bring that message home.

What's Involved

Founded in 2009, Happenings run low impact, socially responsible events in public spaces throughout Ireland. Since its inception, we have focused in particular on animating city spaces with creative and spontaneous events around Dublin, Cork and Limerick cities that include open-air cinema screenings, yoga in the park, music gigs, inspiring talks, and family days out.

On fine weather days we organise instant outdoor cinema & creative events in parks and public spaces. There is always a focus on staging socially responsible events and we operate a strict leave-no-trace policy. There is always an inclusive and friendly atmosphere and we try to build a strong sense of community & foster the public’s engagement with their city.

Upcoming Events
* 10 May - Balbriggan, North County Dublin

Volunteering at our events is fun, easy and relaxed. It is an important role; we need friendly and approachable people to represent us and our wide variety of events. You will be representing Happenings and so you will be dealing with any general questions attendees have on the night as well as general stewarding and helping at the ticket desk/gate.

We are back with another Happenings event in Balbriggan as we continue our spring/summer season.

We are looking forward to creating some special events together and having a lot of fun while doing it!

What's required for this position

Mainly we need an all rounder - people who don't mind jumping to do different things like managing the crowds, managing waste etc!

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Balbriggan, North County Dublin - 10th May

Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Our volunteers are given food on the night and also get all their travel expenses covered + we give excellent references.

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