About Special Olympics Leinster
Special Olympics provides an all Ireland Sports training & competition programme for people with an intellectual disability.
This is a bucket collection which takes place nationwide. Volunteers will be expected to collect donations from the general public to support Special Olympics
What's required for this position
For this role volunteers should be approachable, with good communication skills and experience of dealing with the public would be an asset.
- Event management/ Fundraising
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Once Off
Hours required: 1hrs Once off
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Volunteers will be allocated a location in their local area, this could be ouside shopping centres, at a junction, on the street and in areas with a heavy footfall
Other location details:
Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Wexford, Wicklow
Also available in these counties
Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Wexford, Laois, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Wicklow
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Insurance cover
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
- Learning Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
No age restrictions
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Our Annual Collection Day takes place nationwide and the money raised from this event funds our programme for adults and children with an intellectual disability in our region.
We have local coordinators for each collection town. These coordinators will meet and greet volunteers and assign them their location.