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Harbour2Harbour Event Volunteer


About Aware

Aware is a voluntary organization formed in 1985 by a group of interested patients, relatives and mental health professionals, whose aims are to assist that section of the population who are directly affected by depression.

What's Involved

We are looking for volunteers for Aware's Harbour2Harbour walk on St. Patrick's day. Every year the participants walk 16-miles route from Dun Laoghaire Harbour to Howth Harbour or vice versa, combining fitness with fun while raising much needed funds for Aware's depression support. We would need people for the following tasks:

1. Marshal the route – 10am – 1pm/ 1pm -4pm
This would involve encouraging and directing participants on the walking route and ensuring participants cross roads safely.

2. Registration (Dun Laoghaire & Howth) – 9am – 12pm/ 2.30pm-5pm
This would involve handing out t-shirts and maps to pre-registered participants, registering new participants on the morning.

3. Halfway Point stewards (Berth 18, Dublin Port – opposite the 3Arena)
Setting up the halfway point. This would involve managing the water station, helping to serve tea/coffee and sandwiches to participants, clean up etc.

What's required for this position

Enthusiasm, positive attitude, friendliness.

  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 3hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Howth Harbour, Dublin Port

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Kildare, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Getting there

Dun Laoghaire Harbour - 7, 46a + Dart, Howth Harbour - 31/a + Dart, Dublin Port - Luas to the Point

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