About Fingal Volunteer Centre
Fingal Volunteer Centre is an independent and free matching service to encourage more people to become involved in volunteering across the county. We aim to promote, support and encourage volunteering and good practice in volunteering. Browse our website: www.volunteerfingal.ie
We run a local project, jointly with Volunteer Ireland, called Event Volunteers. To join us or to find out more visit http://eventvolunteers.ie/
St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s National Holiday and it’s a time when communities around the country come together for a series of parades in every corner of the country.
Fingal County Council host the Fingal parade on Main Street, Swords each year and it’s one of Ireland’s premier parades. The aim of event is to highlight community and local action across Fingal and to provide a way for families to come out and enjoy this great event.
We are looking for happy, enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event on Sunday 17th March from 9 am - 12:45pm. Volunteer roles cover all aspects of the event.
Roles for this event may include:
- Parade Set up
- Registering participants
- Providing information to the general public
- Directions and information giving
Check our website for more info: Event Volunteers
What's required for this position
We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event.
Work as team and good communication skills.
- Event management/ Fundraising
- Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
- Personable Skills
- Phone Support/ Information Giver
- Retail/ Customer Service
- Trades/ Operative/ Manual
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Once Off
Hours required: 4hrs Once off
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Main Street, Swords
Other location details:
Screening details for this role:
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Joining our super active Event Volunteers family;
Being part of one of the biggest community event in Ireland
The 33 and 41 buses serve Swords Village.
Buses will most likely terminate away from the Main Street, so check www.dublinbus.ie for your local route.