All good things must come to an end and the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon marked the end of our events for 2015. We’re delighted to annouce a new series of trainings and e-learning trainings programmes for volunteers will launched in the new year. Details for our 2016 programmes will be advertised in line early in the New Year. We’d like to say a big thank you to all our hard working dedicated volunteers who engaged with us during 2015.
All good things must come to an end and the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon marked the end of our events for 2016.
We’re delighted to annouce a new series of trainings and e-learning trainings programmes for volunteers will be taking place over the 2016 Winter period.
Details for our 2017 programmes will be advertised in line early in the New Year. We’d like to say a big thank you to all our hard working dedicated volunteers who engaged with us during 2016.
Check out this video of highlights from 2014, which should whet your appetite to become an Event Volunteer. If you are one of our current crew why not take a trip down memory lane to remember some of the fantastic events we were involved with during 2015
You can apply now to be an Event Volunteer.
Il Giro D’Italia è una delle più importanti gare della tradizione ciclistica. Prestigioso appuntamento della stagione, è una delle corse più impegnative al mondo. Quest’anno il Giro partirà da Belfast, nell’Irlanda del Nord, toccando poi Armagh, per proseguire lungo la scenografica costa orientale attraverso Balbriggan, Skerries e Malahide, prima di giungere al traguardo, davanti al Palazzo del Governo a Dublino.
Sarà un’occasione unica per veder sfrecciare le teste di serie del ciclismo internazionale attraverso l’Irlanda del Nord e la Repubblica d’Irlanda. In associazione con la Events Unit del Fingal County Council, siamo lieti di poter contare sull’impegno attivo di volontari per questo evento. Cerchiamo volontari entusiasti, affidabili e coscienziosi che fungano da Ambasciatori per la corsa nel momento in cui attraverserà la contea di Fingal. I nostri sforzi saranno concentrati in due punti: il castello di Ardgillan e Malahide. Tutti i volontari dovranno seguire una breve formazione. Verranno forniti badge identificativi e supporto. Le iscrizioni sono aperte ai maggiori di 16 anni.
Le mansioni previste includono:
• Servizio d’ordine
• Informazioni al pubblico
• Sicurezza del pubblico durante l’evento
• Funzione di Ambasciatore per l’evento.
I volontari saranno attivi solo a Fingal, perciò registratevi ora sul sito web Event Volunteers: www.eventvolunteers.ie
Giro d’Italia Big Start Volunteer Programme 2014
The Giro D’Italia is one of the largest classic road cycle races. The race is one of the highlights of the cycling season and is one of the toughest cycle races in the world. The year the race has its big start in Belfast, Northern Ireland before making its way through Armagh before running down the scenic East Coast through Balbriggan, Skerries and Malahide before heading to the finish line outside Government Buildings, Dublin. This is a once in a lifetime experience to see top class cyclists make their way through Northern Ireland and Ireland.
In association with the Events Unit in Fingal County Council we are delighted to have Event Volunteers engaged in this event. We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable, safety conscious volunteers to be Ambassadors and for this event as it makes it way through County Fingal and our efforts will be focused in two main locations: Ardgillan Castle and Malahide. Training will be provided which all volunteers must attend. Support and recognition will be provided. Roles open to those aged 16 and over.
Roles for this event include:
• Crowd Marshalling
• Providing information to the general public
• Ensuring the safety of the general public at the event
• Directions and information giving
• Acting as Ambassadors for this great event.
Fingal is the best place to volunteer so register now at Event Volunteers web site: www.eventvolunteers.ie
Did you miss our recent Event Volunteers Recruitment Roadshow? Well fear not, we’re are here to help – here’s the presentation from our three roadshows in Balbriggan, Swords and Dubllin City Centre. You can see some of the videos from the presentation elsewhere on our web site.
Have you got what it takes to be an Event Volunteer?
Come along to our Information Roadshow and find out! We’re looking for enthusiastic people of all ages and backgrounds to come and join us at some of the most exciting public events event this year and be ambassadors for your local community and these events. What are the benefits of being an Event Volunteer?
The benefits of becoming an Event Volunteer are not just for the event and the general community, but also for the volunteers themselves. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community and meet a variety of people from all walks of life. Being an Event Volunteer you can see behind the scenes of events, get closer to the action and play a role in making the event possible.
Event Volunteers offers you
• A vibrant volunteering community with ongoing interaction
• Access to a diverse range of events • Access to training and orientation sessions
• A progression route through Volunteer Management Training to become a Team Leader
• Long term recognition
• Skill development
• Volunteer gatherings
• A platform for ideas and input into future events
• Satisfaction and social gratitude of helping others
• Hands on work experience for students
• Lots of fun
If you’d like to find out more why not join us on at our Information Roadshow where we’ll be recruiting for our wide range of events this year, from St. Patrick’s Day in Swords to Flavours of Fingal in Donabate, from Springbreak Concert in Blanchardstown to the Dublin Marathon. To top that off the Giro d’Italia cycle race is coming to Fingal this Spring.
Event Volunteers Information Roadshow 2014
Wednesday 19 February, 19:30 – 21:00
Flemington Community Centre
Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan, County Dublin
Thursday 20 February, 19:30 – 21:00
Holywell Community Centre
Holywell, Swords, County Dublin
Wednesday 5 March, 18:00 – 19:30
Irish Aid Volunteering & Information Centre
27-31 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1
To book your place simply register now at eventvolunteersie.eventbrite.ie
We’re recruiting a volunteer Graphic Designer to help us build and develop the Event Volunteers brand over the coming months in the lead up to a number of large scale events this summer. Have you got what it takes to build on our design and brand and help us appeal to a broad range of people?
Check out details of the role on I-VOL. If you interested in applying please send a link to a portfolio of your work. Please note this is developing a brand, based on the current style, it is not about creating a new brand or logo.
Fingal Volunteer Centre aim to promote, support and encourage volunteering and good practice in volunteering.
Our Organisation Fingal Volunteer Centre is an independent and free matching service to encourage more people to become involved in volunteering across the county. We aim to promote, support and encourage volunteering and good practice in volunteering. Our role is to provide information and advice to people interested in volunteering and to organisations looking for volunteers.
Fingal Volunteer Centre acts as link between such organisations and individuals. We will advertise vacancies, advise people on their options and help organisations support their volunteers by adopting principles of best practice.
Recently our staff have been involved in Volunteer Management of a number of large public events including: Dublin Tall Ships Festival 2012, NYE Dublin 2013, Malahide’s UberFest.
We are currently working with a number of key players in event management in Fingal to run volunteer programmes for their events. These flagship events will include Flavours of Fingal 2014 and the Giro d’Italia stages in Fingal The events will include major public events in Fingal in 2014.
We will be recruiting, selecting, training and managing volunteers for these programmes.
Overview of the Intern Role
The Event & Volunteer Management Intern will play a key role in each event, and will assist and support the office team. The aim of the internship is to provide valuable insight and experience in event and volunteer planning, co-ordination, and management.
Want to know how happy we are to be Event Volunteers? Check out our highlights of 2013. If you’d like to join us sign up for an event now.
If you’d like some Happy Event Volunteers be your Event Partners for a future event please contact Stuart Garland, (01) 820 9550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We were delighted to be asked to be part of the makeover of the CASA Breakhouse in Malahide which aired on RTÉ Television on 26 December 2013. Now we’re delighted to let you see some of the behind the scenes photographs taken during the week which are in the images section of our web site.
Thanks as always to the excellent Leah Carroll (www.leah-carroll.com) for her hard work.