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Fundraising Volunteer

Special Olympics Leinster

About Special Olympics Leinster

Special Olympics provides an all Ireland Sports training & competition programme for people with an intellectual disability.

What's Involved

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:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 1hrs Once off

Other Details

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
Kildare, Laois, Meath, Offaly, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Insurance cover

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

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

Age restrictions:
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.

Getting there

We have local coordinators for each collection town. These coordinators will meet and greet volunteers and assign them their location.

Apply Now Click the apply now button to register your interest in this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Kildare
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