About VSI - Voluntary Service International
Voluntary Service International (VSI) is the Irish branch of Service Civil International, a worldwide peace movement that began in 1920. We work to promote peace, social justice, sustainable development and intercultural understanding through volunteering abroad and in Ireland.
The Coordinator's role involves volunteering with a group of Irish and international volunteers in Killarney National Park or Ballybay Camphill Community.
The Project Coordinator will help volunteers settle in, organise the group on a daily basis, support good group dynamics, promote intercultural exchange and help to organise free-time activities as well as educate volunteers on VSI’s values and topics such as environmental protection through non-formal education methods.
What's required for this position
- Over 21.
- Have some volunteering experience.
- Good communication and organisation skills.
- Enthusiasm and positive attitude.
- Experience of working with international groups or running workshops.
Would be useful as well as knowledge and some experience in youth work or the voluntary and community sector.
- Community Development/ Social work
- Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Once Off
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Killarney National Park, Co. Kerry / Ballybay Camphill Community, Co. Monaghan
Also available in these counties
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will develop team management and project coordination skills, experience an amazing adventure with a group of international volunteers (+18), and contribute to building understanding among people from different cultures and nationalities.