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Sunflower Day Collector Friday 7th & Saturday 8th June 2019

Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services

About Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services has two truly special facilities, Harold’s Cross and Blackrock Hospice. Together with the community outreach that cares for people in their homes, we are able to provide specialist end-of-life care to hundreds of patients each year; we also supply rheumatic and muscular disease rehabilitation and other specialist services for older people.

Our aim is to provide a top quality health service through physical, psychological, social & spiritual support with a mix of skills, delivered through a multi-professional collaborative team approach.

What's Involved

On Friday 7th & Saturday 8th June 2019, we will be selling Sunflower badges and merchandise in various shops and shopping centres around the city. We also have a number of Church gate collections taking place throughout June.

We have a core team who help us each year but we always need to find many additional helpers who are willing to volunteer. Are you the kind of smiling person who would be willing to give up just a few hours to help out to sell some badges near you? We are specifically looking for volunteers for the South Dublin area.

Volunteers will:
- collect Sunflower merchandise from agreed location (OLH Harold's Cross or Blackrock Hospice)
- attend specified location on the day and time agreed with fundraising team
- return any unsold stock items to the Volunteer Sunflower Day Coordinator

What's required for this position

Be responsible in all duties carried out
Be flexible and adaptable to tasks at hand
Be reliable and trustworthy
Be willing to work on your own and/or as part of a team
Have an approachable & enthusiastic manner
Physically fit

  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Personable Skills
  • Retail/ Customer Service

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 1hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Various locations throughout South Dublin only

Other location details:
South Dublin e.g. Blackrock, Ballyfermot, Crumlin, Dundrum, Rathmines, Walkinstown, Tallaght, Firhouse, Lucan

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - South Dublin County

Screening details for this role:

  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Supervision
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The Volunteers will be helping Our Lady's Hospice to continue to provide an excellent standard of care to all our patients through the funds raised.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Mary Brien
  • Organisation: Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services
  • Email:
  • Phone: 01 491 2505
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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