School Summit, National Show Centre Swords (Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 September 2018)

School Summit 2018School Summit will take place on the 10th and 11th of September 2018 in The National Show Centre, Swords, Co Dublin.

The Event will cater for all Senior Cycle Sector Students and their Teachers and will offer students the opportunity to explore, engage and experience the many opportunities that are available totem across a number of disciplines and sectors that are prevalent in Irish Education today including education opportunities, careers, apprenticeships, languages, travel, mental health, sport, technology, STEM, arts etc.

The aim of event is to highlight the number of educational opportunities and resources available to students within senior cycle sector and to promote positive life choices. We are looking for happy enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event on Monday 10th and/or Tuesday 11th of September 2018 from 09:00 - 16:00

Volunteer roles cover all aspects of the event:
- Help with the Exhibition Set up from 09:00
- Registering Schools (Students & Teachers) on arrival
- Handing out tickets, goodie bags, & programmes
- Distribution Stall
- Providing Information to Students, Teachers & Exhibitors
- Assistance at tidy up after the Exhibition
- Directions and information giving

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Leave No Trace Awareness Course for Event Volunteers (Saturday 15 September 2018)

Leave No Trace LogoFor 2018 we are delighted to offer Event Volunteers a Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop. An Awareness Workshop is a one-day course delivered in the outdoors to help you have a better understanding of your impact on the environment. Experiential-based training in an outdoor setting is encouraged.

Participants will receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace Ireland. Workshop topics include the underlying concept of minimum impact recreation and the seven principles of Leave No Trace:

  • Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  • Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Leave What You Find
  • Minimise Campfire Impacts
  • Respect Wildlife
  • Be Considerate of Other Visitors 

Places are only available to Event Volunteers who have previously attended at least One event with us. All participants will receive a Leave No Trace Certified Certificate of Completion. Training open to volunteers aged 18 and over.

All places are now filled on this course.