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Barnardos National Collection Day Team Leader


About Barnardos

Barnardos supports children whose well being is under threat, by working with them,their families and communities and by campaigning for the rights of children. Barnardos was established in Ireland in 1962 and is Ireland's leading independent children's charity.

What's Involved

Help change lives and create brighter futures for some of the most vulnerable children across Ireland. Great opportunity to volunteer in our National Collection Day, kindly supported by Dell.

We need you on Friday 13th September 2019 to help with organised bag packs and on-street collections in communities across the country. For more information on this national fundraiser and what's happening in your area, click here.

This is a fun opportunity to take part in a very worthy cause. Not only will you be giving back to the community, you will also get the opportunity to meet people, make new friends, and establish new networks.

Main duties & tasks will include:

  • Acting as volunteer Team Leader at an agreed collection point in your community.
  • Engaging with members of the public to represent Barnardos and encourage donations.
  • Use fundraising materials to promote the campaign and the work of Barnardos.

  • There is the scope for flexibility in this role - you can either lead your team on site for the whole collection or simply start the collection off; assist with the changeover team during the day and then be there at the end to complete – we’d be happy to discuss options with you!!

    What's required for this position

    • Friendly
    • Reliable
    • Honest
    • An interest in the work of Barnardos

    • Event management/ Fundraising
    • Personable Skills

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: Once Off

    Hours required: 2hrs Once off

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    In communities across all 26 counties around the country.

    Also available in these counties
    Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow

    Screening details for this role:

    • Application Form
    • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Support/ advice/ recognition
    • Supervision
    • Insurance cover

    Age restrictions:
    Over 16

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    By generously volunteering your time you’ll be helping change lives and create brighter futures for some of the most vulnerable children across Ireland. Thank you.

    Getting there

    Location sites in your local area will be discussed with applicants.

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