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Canvassers: YES vote to marriage equality

Dundalk Outcomers

About Dundalk Outcomers

To provide support for and advocate for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people in the North East Region of Ireland.

What's Involved

As part of Dundalk Outcomers campaign towards a yes vote to the marriage equality referendum on May 22nd, we require volunteers to assist with canvasing in the following areas: Co. Louth, Co. Monaghan, Co. Meath and Co. Cavan. Participants will be pared within their preferred regions. Campaigning will take place both within shopping centres/ public areas and some door-to-door work.

What's required for this position

Previous canvassing experience is not essential as training and advice will be given. Outgoing/ good social skills are required. A passion for the cause -Whether LGBT or an ally. Own transport is a benefit but not a requirement.

  • Advocacy/ Lobbyist
  • Drivers
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:

Other location details:
Co. Louth, Co. Monaghan, Co. Meath, Co. Cavan

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

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

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Through this volunteer role, participants will be a part of history in that they will be canvassing for a change in law, I.E. marriage equality

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Bernardine Quinn
  • Organisation: Dundalk Outcomers
  • Phone: 0429329816
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