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Host a Christmas Jumper Day in your workplace/sports club/community group etc.

Focus Ireland-Sligo

About Focus Ireland-Sligo

Focus Ireland is driven by the fundamental belief that homelessness is wrong.
Wrong because it is a failure of society that creates victims out of ordinary people and robs them of their potential. Wrong because it can be prevented, it can be solved but is allowed to continue and in doing so, undermines society.

Focus Ireland believes that everyone has the right to a place they can call home.

Focus Ireland has provided homeless services in the Sligo and the North West for the last 12 years. However, the rate of homelessness in Sligo is increasing at an alarming rate and Focus Ireland in 2019 alone have already supported 490 local people through their many services available. In order to continue to provide these services we need your help...

What's Involved

We are looking for volunteers to host a Christmas Jumper Day in their workplace/community/sports club/office or in any location where they have a group of people who will participate. This can be done on a once off date that suits the organiser.
This is a really easy way to make a difference to the homeless crisis . It really just involves having a donation box out at any gathering or even your coffee/lunch break, even the Christmas jumpers aren't absolutely essential! You can do this any time before Christmas or even in the new year.

What's required for this position

Friendly, trustworthy, good communicator, passionate about charity work

  • Other
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 1hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
In volunteers own locations

Also available in these counties
Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon

Screening details for this role:

  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

As part of a national fundraising team the volunteer will gain recognition at a National level and can use this on C.V.'s

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Monica McElhinney
  • Organisation: Focus Ireland-Sligo
  • Email: monica.mcelhinney@focusireland.ie
  • Phone: 0864115660
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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