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Festival Campaigner

Oxfam Ireland

About Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Volunteers play a vital role in our work. We have many exciting opportunities for people who want to make a difference and help us achieve our goals.

Oxfam shops play a significant part in raising vital funds for our work around the world. From your local shop and community you can make a significant contribution to the lives of people in greatest need.

What's Involved

Oxfam is going to be at some of the biggest festivals across Ireland this summer, highlighting our work with refugees and people caught up in humanitarian crises while inspiring festival-goers to join our movement for change. Right now, we are recruiting volunteers to be part of our campaigning team at these festivals.

As a volunteer campaigner, you’ll engage with festival-goers on our Right to Refuge Campaign, asking them to stand with people who have been forced to flee their homes because of conflict and disaster.

What's required for this position

Festival volunteers need to be friendly, a good communicator, reliable and committed to helping to build a world without the injustice of poverty.
All festival volunteers must be 18 or over on the day of the event.
No previous experience is needed and all festival volunteers will be required to attend training in Oxfam’s office in Dublin in advance of attendance at any festival. Details of each training session will be sent to successful applicants.

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Volunteering will take place at festivals in and around Dublin.
Training will take place at Oxfam's Dublin Office- Portview House, Thorncastle Street, Ringsend, Dublin 4.

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Kildare, Meath, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteering with Oxfam is fun and rewarding, you’ll be part of a fantastic team and know you are doing your bit to change the world. Plus, you will get to attend some of the biggest festivals of the year for free.

Getting there

Details of each festival and how to get there will be sent in advance of each event.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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