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Festival of Curiosity 2018 Volunteer

The Festival of Curiosity

About The Festival of Curiosity

With over 45,000 attendees each year across 14 venues in Dublin City Centre, The Festival of Curiosity is Ireland’s annual celebration at the intersection of art, science, technology and design and has quickly grown to be one of the most exciting and innovative festivals of it’s kind in Europe. The Festival of Curiosity takes a brand new, innovative & research-led approach to audience participation and engagement in science, arts, design & technology for all ages and has sold out every year since it’s inception.

What's Involved

The Festival of Curiosity is back in Dublin this summer for a four day cultural feast of science, arts, design and technology.

You'll be part of the team helping to celebrate the sixth year - from July 19th to July 22nd - with a programme full of surprise and delight as visitors experience Dublin city come to life in an energetic fusion of science, arts, design & technology.

You'll be working behind the scenes with a variety of tasks to enable Festival activities including:

  • Pop-up Playgrounds
  • Curiosity Carnivals
  • Sleepy City Tours
  • Urban Escapes
  • Crafty Creations
  • Explorations of the future of storytelling, film and documentary

  • If you're curious about what's involved in these and other Festival Activities and you'd like to volunteer then we'd love to hear from you!! You'll receive full training and learn new skills while meeting like minded people.

    To Apply:click here and fill out the online application form on our website.

    Help us create a culture of curiosity in Dublin!

    What's required for this position

    The most important skills are enthusiasm and curiosity! We are looking for people who like speaking with the general public and engaging them in curious activities in fun settings.

    • Event management/ Fundraising
    • Personable Skills

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: Flexible

    Hours required: 4hrs Once off

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Smock Alley Theatre 1662, 6-7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8

    Also available in these counties
    Dublin - City

    Screening details for this role:

    • Application Form

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Supervision
    • Initial induction and training

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Getting there

    Situated in the city centre, Smock Alley Theatre is serviced by many bus routes. The following are the nearest stops: Stop Number 1443 (Wood Quay): 37,39a,39,51d,69,69x,70,79,79a,83,83a,145 Stop Number 1479(Ormond Quay): 83,25,25a,25x,26,37,39,39a

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