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Board Members of Fingal Volunteer centre (TrustIE)

Fingal Volunteer Centre

About Fingal Volunteer Centre

Fingal Volunteer Centre: Our volunteer centre has been at the heart of the Fingal community for many years, serving as a trusted resource for both volunteers and organisations alike.

Our mission is simple yet powerful: To offer equal opportunities to all sections of our community to be able to participate in meaningful voluntary activity. Browse our website:

Our Community Volunteer programme involves volunteers participating in once off events within the Fingal Flavours of Fingal, Irish Pipe Band championship, Howth Maritime Festival..etc To join us or to find out more visit Community Volunteers

What's Involved

Fingal Volunteer Centre was established in 2005 as one of the 22 volunteer centers now operating across Ireland. Fingal Volunteer Centre aims to ensure best practice in relation to volunteering in Fingal through its work with both voluntary organisations and volunteers.
Fingal Volunteer Centre offers a matching service where volunteers can seek to fulfill their needs in line with a voluntary organisation.
Volunteer management training is facilitated in communities and all voluntary organisations are support to develop policies and procedures to effective mange the involvement of volunteers in their service.

Fingal Volunteer Centre works continuously with Volunteer Centres Ireland on the national agenda and contributes to the development of quality standards, peer mentoring programmes and other policy development on an on-going basis.

We now wish to recruit new volunteer members to expand our Board of Directors.

The role will involve:
- Attending board meetings;
-Attending Subcommittee meetings;
-Attending Board Training;
-Ocassionally representing Centre at local and national events;
-Contributing to strategical development of the centre;

The board meetings take place every 8 weeks usually on a Tuesday morning. Some additional committee meetings may take place occasionally.

Applications Deadline: Fri 16th November 2018

TrustIE - Developing boards, developing new trustees

What's required for this position

* Understanding of Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charity Organisations
* Understanding of the not for profit sector
* Experience of Volunteering
* Understanding what it means working as part of a small team

  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Education/ Training
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
  • Personable Skills
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 2 years

Hours required: 2hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Blanchardstown and Swords, Dublin

Other location details:
Blanchardstown, Swords, Fingal

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover

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

Meet new people, be part of a small hard working team, learn about Volunteering and Volunteer Involving Organisations in Fingal

Getting there

Provided on commencement of volunteering.

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