About Dundalk Outcomers
To provide support for and advocate for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people in the North East Region of Ireland.
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
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Other location details:
Co. Louth, Co. Monaghan, Co. Meath, Co. Cavan
Also available in these counties
Cavan, Monaghan, Meath
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
- Learning Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
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