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Cadburys Easter Egg Hunt - Event Volunteer (Easter Weekend 2016)


About Barnardos

Barnardos supports children whose well being is under threat, by working with them,their families and communities and by campaigning for the rights of children. Barnardos was established in Ireland in 1962 and is Ireland's leading independent children's charity.

What's Involved

Barnardos are looking for volunteers to assist with this year’s Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt Event, in support of Barnardos, which takes place in Merrion Square, Dublin 2 over Easter weekend - Friday, 25th & Saturday, 26th March. The event opens at 10am and finishes at 5pm each day, so we will need volunteers from 9am each morning. If you can’t stay for the full day then we would really appreciate your help during either the morning sessions (9am to 1pm) or afternoon sessions (1.30pm to 5.30pm) on Friday or Saturday.

Help is needed in lots of different areas on the both days of the event, such as:
- Help with the set-up on the morning of the event
- Assisting with ticketing at the entrance
- Packing and distributing goodie bags, refreshments etc.
- Stewarding at entrances to the event and along the Easter Egg Hunt route
- Helping with the post event clean up
- Providing encouragement and smiles during the day!

What's required for this position

Friendly, organised person, who enjoys being outside and has an interest in event management

  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 4hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Supervision
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

By volunteering for one of our fundraising events you are helping us raise much needed funds for vulnerable children in Ireland - all the while having fun!

Getting there

Dublin Bus no. 4 and the Green Luas Line is terminates at St Stephens Green is a 5 mins walk to Merrion Square

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