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Adamstown Community Summer Camp Leader 2018

Adamstown Community Summer Camp

About Adamstown Community Summer Camp

Fostering community spirit, promoting social inclusion and ensuring positive engagement of children through the organisation of activities such as Summer Camps and Winter wonderland

What's Involved

The Summer Programme in Adamstown is aimed at providing a supervised programme of recreational and educational activities for young people.
The volunteer will be involved in the supervision of children during in house and external camp activities, which require travelling on Coaches.
We are also recruiting Junior volunteers for youths aged 14 - 17 yrs.
Supervision includes the following

  • signing the attendance register when collecting from parents in and signing them out into the care of their parents or Guardians.
  • Keeping the children orderly during activities.

    The camp will run from 16th to 20th July and 23rd to 27th July, Monday to Friday, 9am to 2pm.

    What's required for this position

    No skill is compulsory but we need people who are committed, reliable, patient, friendly, hospitable and approachable.
    Also skills in database entry, fundraising and event planning would be welcome

    • Arts/ Music/ Drama
    • Community Development/ Social work
    • Event management/ Fundraising
    • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
    • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
    • Personable Skills
    • Phone Support/ Information Giver
    • Youth/ Childcare

    Level of English required for this role:
    Basic English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: Flexible

    Hours required: 5hrs Once off

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Adamstown Community College,
    Station Road,
    Co. Dublin

    Other location details:
    Adamstown, Dublin

    Screening details for this role:

    • Garda Vetting
    • Informal Interviews
    • References
    • Application Form
    • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Excellent practical experience of working with Children, Child protection training and certificate of leadership.

    Getting there

    Bus 25B

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