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Bingo Banter Assistant!

SEDCo Social Enterprise Development Company

About SEDCo Social Enterprise Development Company

Our mission is to transform Ireland into a country in which social enterprise is achieving its potential, by empowering a community of people and organisations who are committed to using entrepreneurship as a means of overcoming our biggest challenges. Further information here ...

What's Involved

Every Friday evening in the Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre one of the biggest local community events takes place ... Bingo! Over 200 people come every week to enjoy socialising with friends and the chance to win some prizes.

We're looking for volunteers to help with the bingo. Tasks will include:
* Getting the hall ready with tables and chairs
* Serving teas and coffees
* Helping people who need extra support find a comfortable chair, and
* Generally making sure everybody is having a good time.

What's required for this position

Volunteers will need to be outgoing and up for having a chat with the people who attend. There is also some physical lifting involved in setting the hall up and cleaning up afterward.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Retail/ Customer Service

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre, Ballyfermot Road, Dublin 10.

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

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

You will see first-hand how to plan, prepare and manage a large-scale event. You will also have an enormous amount of fun, at one of Ballyfermot's largest community events!

Getting there

Buses 18, 40, 76a, 76, 79a all pass by the front door and there's a free parking out the back.

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