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Event Volunteers- St.Patricks Festival 2020 (Swords, 17.03.2020)

Fingal Volunteer Centre

About Fingal Volunteer Centre

Fingal Volunteer Centre is an independent and free matching service to encourage more people to become involved in volunteering across the county. We aim to promote, support and encourage volunteering and good practice in volunteering. Browse our website:

We run a local project, jointly with Volunteer Ireland, called Community Volunteers. To join us or to find out more visit Community Volunteers

What's Involved

St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s National Holiday and it’s a time when communities around the country come together for a series of parades in every corner of the country.

Fingal County Council host the Fingal parade on Main Street, Swords each year and it’s one of Ireland’s premier parades. The aim of event is to highlight community and local action across Fingal and to provide a way for families to come out and enjoy this great event.

We are looking for happy, enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event on Sunday 17th March from 9 am - 12:45pm. Volunteer roles cover all aspects of the event.

Roles for this event may include:
- Parade Set up
- Registering participants
- Providing information to the general public
- Directions and information giving

Check our website for more info: Event Volunteers

What's required for this position

We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event.
Work as team and good communication skills.

  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
  • Personable Skills
  • Phone Support/ Information Giver
  • Retail/ Customer Service
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 4hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Main Street, Swords

Other location details:
Swords, Fingal

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Joining our super active Event Volunteers family;
Being part of one of the biggest community event in Ireland

Getting there

The 33 and 41 buses serve Swords Village.

Buses will most likely terminate away from the Main Street, so check for your local route.

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