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End Poverty Day Volunteer Team

All Together in Dignity Ireland (ATD)

About All Together in Dignity Ireland (ATD)

All Together in Dignity Ireland (ATD) strives to combat Poverty with a Human Rights approach and with the participation of people in poverty. Linking with other groups who are concerned by poverty and exclusion and involvement with families and individuals whose life is affected by poverty.

What's Involved

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
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.

Tasks include:

  • Stewarding
  • Designing documents
  • Campaigning
  • social media work
  • Catering
  • Transporting and logistics
  • Singing

    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
    • Drivers
    • 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:
    Fluent English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: 1 month

    Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

    Other Details

    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:

    • Informal Interviews

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    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.

    Getting there

    Bus 7 ends in Mountjoy Square - Buses 1, 13, 16, 41 or 123 stop nearby

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