17th October 2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of the United Nations' Day for the Eradication of Poverty (UN End Poverty Day - see more at www.17october.ie) Singing
This year's anniversary also marks the finale of a year long #StopPoverty campaign.
ATD Ireland needs the support of volunteers to organise major UN End Poverty Day events in Dublin and coordinate the national observance of the Day in Ireland on behalf of the Irish 17th October Committee.
A volunteer team will be formed and an initial meeting for all applicants will take place from week 11th to 17th September.
What's required for this position
There are several tasks, based on the skills, interests and availability of each volunteer. We invite volunteers to discover the spirit of the work of ATD Ireland which is about empowering people experiencing poverty to come together and find confidence to raise their own voice.
- Advocacy/ Lobbyist
- Community Development/ Social work
- Computer/ Web/ ICT
- Education/ Training
- Event management/ Fundraising
- General Admin/ Office Support
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Phone Support/ Information Giver
- Research/ Journalism/ Media
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 month
Hours required: 3hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
ATD's office - 26 Mountjoy Square - Dublin 1
Other location details:
ATD's office + locations of the events marking the UN End Poverty Day
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will discover a specific and innovative approach to Human Rights and Poverty issues. They will experience team work. They will be introduced to the network of ATD projects (40 countries - 100 projects) with new volunteering opportunities.
Bus 7 ends in Mountjoy Square - Buses 1, 13, 16, 41 or 123 stop nearby