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Amnesty International Dundalk Group

About Amnesty International Dundalk Group

We campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. In the local group we work to promote human rights, locally and internationally, through various events including our annual art competition and monthly letter writing actions
The Dundalk Group of Amnesty International would like to extend a call for new members.

Our group has been based in Dundalk for over 20 years and has worked on many landmark human rights cases / issues. We work to promote and highlights human rights locally and internationally through various events and actions.

What's Involved

Volunteers will be asked to assist with various tasks, such as helping to deliver a very successful primary schools poster competition, exhibition in Oriel Gaol in December and letter writing to petition governments. The group meets on the second Monday of every month (Sept-May) in Dundalk.

Maybe you have some skills which could help the group and our human rights work, if you have some time to spare and think this might be something you'd be interested in, get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

What's required for this position

Each group member brings different skills and experiences to the organisation and we welcome anyone who has some time to spare and has an interest in human rights.

  • Advocacy/ Lobbyist
  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Community Room, Tesco Extra Dundalk, Co. Louth

Also available in these counties
Louth

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision

Age restrictions:
Over 15

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Yes

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

You will gain experience volunteering with the largest NGO in the world. You will help promote and support human rights work locally and internationally. On occasions you will have the opportunity to attend special events.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Louth
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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