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.
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:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Once Off
Hours required: 4hrs Once off
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin
Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal, Kildare, Laois, Meath, Wicklow
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
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.