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Unit Member - Irish Red Cross

Irish Red Cross - Crumlin Unit

About Irish Red Cross - Crumlin Unit

The Irish Red Cross provides training courses to the community in First Aid and CPR. We also provide first aid and ambulance cover at events in the community. We are starting up a new unit in Crumlin and need as many members to help running the unit.
The Irish Red Cross is an Irish charity with a network of over 100 branches throughout the country - run entirely by volunteers.

What's Involved

Would you like to be part of the largest humanitarian organisation in the world? You will be helping to meet the ever growing demands of our voluntary services in the community. We require members to help start up a new unit of the Irish Red Cross in the Dublin area. Full training will be provided.

You will attend our weekly meetings, assist with training in first aid, and attend courses which are required of time to time, for example Child Protection training.

You will be involved in:
1. Medical cover at local events in the community
2. Potentially driving the ambulance or response car
3. Our first aid team transporting a sick child from Crumlin hospital to home for a weekend break from the ward.
4. Assisting with fund-raising campaign and raising awareness about our work

What's required for this position

Good communicator, open minded, working as part of a team, be able and willing to undertake training courses.

  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Drivers
  • Education/ Training
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
  • Phone Support/ Information Giver
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Sunshine Industrial Estate, Crumlin Road, Dublin 12

Other location details:
Various locations around Dublin South city

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - South Dublin County

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

You will be part of the largest humanitarian organisation in the world. For anyone seeking employment, volunteering with us will boost your CV. You get a chance to help out and give back to the community.

Getting there

By bus the center is served by the 27, 56a, 77 & 151. By luas red line its a 10min walk from Suir Road. Parking available onsite also

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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