Barnardos National Collection Day: Team Leaders and Volunteers

Barnardos National Collection Day , kindly supported by Dell,

Friday 13th September 2019 Team Leaders and Volunteers



About Barnardos

Barnardos supports children whose well being is under threat, by working with them,their families and communities and by campaigning for the rights of children. Barnardos was established in Ireland in 1962 and is Ireland's leading independent children's charity.

What's Involved

We need you on Friday 13th September 2019 to help with organised bag packs and on-street collections in communities across the country.

This is a fun opportunity to take part in a very worthy cause. Not only will you be giving back to the community, you will also get the opportunity to meet people, make new friends, and establish new networks.

Main duties & tasks will include:

  • Acting as volunteer Team Leader at an agreed collection point in your community.
  • Engaging with members of the public to represent Barnardos and encourage donations.
  • Use fundraising materials to promote the campaign and the work of Barnardos.

There is the scope for flexibility in this role - you can either lead your team on site for the whole collection or simply start the collection off; assist with the changeover team during the day and then be there at the end to complete – we’d be happy to discuss options with you!!

What's required for this position

  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • An interest in the work of Barnardos
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role: Intermediate English

Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Team Leaders – 4 to 8 hrs approx
Volunteers – 2 to 4 hrs approx

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity: Nationwide in communities across all 26 counties around the country.

Screening details for team leader role:

  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Team leaders/Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions: Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers? Yes

Benefits you will receive as a team leader/volunteer

By generously volunteering your time you’ll be helping change lives and create brighter futures for some of the most vulnerable children across Ireland. Thank you.

Getting there
Location sites in your local area will be discussed with applicants.

For further information please contact Barnardos on t: 01 7080418 e:



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