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Parade Stewards - Sat 2nd June

Benbulben Carnival 2nd & 3rd June 2018

About Benbulben Carnival 2nd & 3rd June 2018

2018 sees the first Benbulben Carnival taking place in Sligo Town.
It will be a fun and vibrant music and arts festival held on June Bank holiday weekend in Stephen Street Car Park.

It is held in support of four local charities that rely solely on local funding.
- MS Therapy Centre Sligo
- North West Hospice
- Alzheimer's Society Sligo
- Friends of Sligo University Hospital cardiac services.

The Carnival will be a weekend of music and dance, parades and horse racing with pub and street parties.

What's Involved

Volunteers required to steward the Arts Parade under a Chief Marshall Saturday June 2nd from 1.00 - 3.00pm. Volunteers will meet before the Parade at 12.00pm at St Stephen's Car Park for a Health & Safety briefing

Volunteers will receive a FREE ticket to enjoy all the wonderful music and entertainment over the course of the two days.

What's required for this position

No previous skills necessary, just a friendly person who can take direction, work as part of a team and be confident to fulfill the role of a steward on the day.

  • Other

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Abbey street Car Park

Other location details:
Abbey, Castle, Gratten, O'Connell, Stephen and Bridge Streets

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

It will give them an opportunity to engage with the public and experience a top class musical concert.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: John Healy
  • Organisation: Benbulben Carnival 2nd & 3rd June 2018
  • Email:
  • Phone: 0899881984
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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