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Rock n Roll Half Marathon Race Assistant

Athletics Ireland

About Athletics Ireland

Athletics Ireland are the non profit making National Governing Body for the Sport of Athletics in Ireland and have the following vision :

  • Educational – We will help every child in Ireland experience athletics through the school curriculum. Our volunteers and staff will work alongside teachers to help children experience and enjoy athletics.
  • Recreational – We will promote athletics as a key part of a healthy lifestyle that contributes to a positive work/life balance.
  • Sporting – We ensure that everyone with athletic talent reaches their full potential by providing the appropriate pathways, funding and coaching. We also provide the competitive opportunities and programmes to assist Irish athletes compete with distinction on the World and European stage.
  • What's Involved

    Volunteers will be involved in race day activities at the Rock n Roll Half Marathon in Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Sunday August 12th. Activities will include:
    1. Stewarding, Finish Line Assistance
    2. Baggage Management
    3. Water/Fruit Distribution to runners
    and many other tasks!

    Volunteers are asked to do 4 hour shifts between 8.00am - 12.00pm.

    What's required for this position

    Volunteers must be able to follow instruction, work hard, and work well under pressure.

    • Event management/ Fundraising
    • Personable Skills

    Level of English required for this role:
    Basic English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: Once Off

    Hours required: 4hrs Once off

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin

    Also available in these counties
    Dublin - Fingal, Kildare, Laois, Meath, Wicklow

    Screening details for this role:

    • No screening

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Supervision
    • Reimbursement of expenses
    • Insurance cover

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    This is a great opportunity to work in a fast paced, exciting, road race. A great chance to meet new people and gain experience volunteering at a sporting event.

    • This opportunity is posted by:
    • Contact person: Barry Pender
    • Organisation: Athletics Ireland
    • Email:
    • Phone: 01 8869933
    Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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