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Online Platform Volunteer - 'Local Environmental Network'

Irish Environmental Network

About Irish Environmental Network

The Irish Environmental Network is an umbrella network that works to support environmental NGOs through access to funding and services. It consists of 30 environmental NGOs that carry out their work through practical conservation work, campaigning, lobbying and raising public awareness of environmental and conservation needs.

What's Involved

The Local Environmental Network is being created in each county as a group for individuals with a wide range of environmental interests. The role will involve the set up and management of an online platform (ie. Facebook page or group). This platform will provide a space for all with an interest in the environment to share events that are happening in their county, share information on environmental issues from the local and national setting, and share their knowledge and expertise with others in the field.

The volunteer will be asked to maintain the Facebook page/group, to find information on environmental events in their county and to update the page/group regularly. The role will involve the admin of the page/group. This role is the beginning of this Local Environmental Network, and would be especially suited to anyone from the county with an interest in environmental matters.

Further Information
Find out more about the work being done by the Irish Environmental Networks here

What's required for this position

- Basic knowledge of computers and Facebook is required.
- An interest in environmental issues is highly desirable.

  • Advocacy/ Lobbyist
  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Personable Skills
  • Research/ Journalism/ Media

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Remotely, from the volunteer's home.

Please Note: Positions for Dublin City, Fingal, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, Sligo, Mayo, and Limerick have been filled.
We are still recruiting for other locations nationwide.

Other location details:
Across the island of Ireland.

Also available in these counties
Carlow, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Leitrim, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Louth

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will gain guidance and experience in social media and communications. They will gain insight into the network of groups working for climate action in Ireland, and be instrumental in the creation of a highly significant group for their county.

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