About Monaghan Town Parkrun
See parkrun.com for full details of the aims of the organisation. We facilitate a free , weekly, timed 5k in Rossmore Park every Saturday at 9.30am. This event is marshalled, timed and supervised by volunteers. All ages are welcome to attend and people can walk, jog or run this 5k. It is a lovely 2 loop course in the natural environment of Rossmore Park.
We are looking for people who would be willing to steward/marshall for an hour some Saturdays for our weekly 5k. You will be encouraging our participants and making sure they stay on the course by directing them. Other jobs you might be asked to do include using a stopwatch, scanning participants bar codes with a scanner and walking the 5k route as tail walker-walking with the last participants to make sure they aren't lost or last to finish.
Starting at 9.15 and finishing around 10.30 am.
What's required for this position
A pleasant demeanour, a friendly way with participants in order to encourage them. No other skills are necessary as we will help you with any task you are asked to do.
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 1hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Rossmore park carpark (inside main entrance)
Also available in these counties
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
You will meet lots of new people and make new friends
Rossmore park is approx. a 1 mile walk from Monaghan town