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Monaghan Town Parkrun

About Monaghan Town Parkrun

See 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.

What's Involved

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:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Rossmore park carpark (inside main entrance)

Also available in these counties

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

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

  • Learning Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 16

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

Getting there

Rossmore park is approx. a 1 mile walk from Monaghan town

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Monaghan
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