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Liberties Festival Event Volunteer

South Inner City Community Development Association

About South Inner City Community Development Association

The voluntary board of SICCDA are people who wish to promote a community in the Liberties where all, particularly those most excluded feel valued and welcomed. Key areas of work are targeting primary school children at risk, teenagers at risk, the long-term unemployed, refugees and older members of the community. Find out more about us here ...

What's Involved

The Liberties Festival, organised by SICCDA in collaboration with Cuckoo Events, is one of Ireland’s oldest festivals. From modest beginnings in 1970 it has grown to become a highlight of the summer in Dublin with a series of family-friendly, sporting and community events, and an exciting multi-cultural and arts programme encompassing visual art, film, dance, comedy, literature and music.

The 2019 Liberties Festival is taking place from 17th-21st July. This is a general call for all types of volunteers that may be interested in helping out at all our various events.

Roles are varied, all hands on deck!

  • Set up at events and clear up afterward;
  • serving food and drink;
  • meet and greet at venue;
  • taking tickets and ushering;
  • supervising children and generally helping at Family Fun Day;
  • working backstage at various shows, exhibitions etc. etc. etc.

  • Time Commitment
    A two hour, once off commitment is the minimum that we can work with.
    The volunteer can help out at more than one event if they so wish!

    Further Information
    The schedule of events is being finalised at present. Please check the website for updates:Please check the website for updates

    What's required for this position

    Energy, enthusiasm,” Can Do” attitude
    Good communication skills

    • Arts/ Music/ Drama
    • Event management/ Fundraising
    • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
    • Personable Skills
    • Youth/ Childcare

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: Once Off

    Hours required: 2hrs Once off

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    The Liberties Area, Dublin 8, to include Meath St., Thomas St. and elsewhere. Main office is located at 90 Meath St., Dublin 8

    Screening details for this role:

    • No screening

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Support/ advice/ recognition
    • Supervision
    • Initial induction and training

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Lots of fun! Opportunity to meet new people, good entertainment

    Getting there

    LUAS to Hueston Station; 123 bus, 40 bus, 13 bus

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