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Fair Trade Promoter

Thurles Fairtrade Town Committee

About Thurles Fairtrade Town Committee

To promote awareness of Fair Trade and to encourage people to buy products carrying the Fairtrade logo.

What's Involved

The committee's aim is to promote fair trade. At present, we take a stand at any event at which reasonable numbers are present. We hand out leaflets, raffle hampers of fairtrade goods, have a coffee morning during fairtrade fortnight, organise a schools gathering in LIT Thurles where a visiting producer gives a talk on how fairtrade helps his community, have displays of fairtrade paraphernalia in various outlets during fairtrade fortnight. We are open to any suggestions as to how best fairtrade might be promoted in the community. We would welcome anybody who feel they can contribute to this aim.

What's required for this position

No specific skills required.

  • Advocacy/ Lobbyist
  • Community Development/ Social work

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:

Other location details:
See above.

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

If they believe in Fairtrade, they will know that they have helped promote it.

Getting there

Thurles Town and surrounds

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Tipperary
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