Roscommon Volunteer Centre: Santa’s Helper’s / Elves

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Santa’s Helper’s / Elves needed for Santa in Roscommon (Charity fundraiser)

Santa is coming to visit the Harrison Centre Christmas Market from Friday, 8th December to Saturday, 23rd December, 2023. This event will raise funds for Irish Cancer Society services at Vita House, Roscommon.

We are looking for Santa's Helpers/Elves for this once off event to:

  • Meet and greet kids,
  • Check the naughty/nice list (i.e. bookings list);
  • Guide kids to fun activities (colouring and face-painting).

If you fancy being part of the fun the following shifts are available:

Weekend 1:

  • Fri. 8th (4-8);
  • Sat. 9th (12-3 or 3-6);
  • Sun. 10th (12-3 or 3-6);

Weekend 2:

  • Fri. 15th (4-8);
  • Sat. 16th (12-3 or 3-6);
  • Sun. 17th (12-3 or 3-6);

Weekend 3:

  • Fri. 22nd (4-8);
  • Sat. 23rd (12-3 or 3-6).

Lunch will be provided if people wish to volunteer for the full day from 12 - 6 pm.

A Christmas hat or elf costume will be provided.

Time and Commitment Required for this Role

  • Minimum time commitment: Once Off
  • Hours required: 3 hours once off
  • Volunteers can do more hours if they wish.


Harrison Centre, The Square, Roscommon.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is friendly and enthusiastic, with a love for spreading Christmas joy.

This opportunity may be of interest to people who have Personable Skills with interests in working with Children & Arts/ Music/ Drama.

  • Intermediate English required.
  • Over 18.
  • No Garda Vetting required.

Volunteers will be Provided with the Following Supports

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Benefits You Will Receive as a Volunteer

You will be playing a valuable part when it comes to creating the magic of Christmas for the children who are visiting Santa.

If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity we would love to hear from you! Please contact Valerie Maguire from Roscommon Volunteer Centre, or call (089) 256 3548.

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Region: Roscommon