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Volunteer Area Organiser required for Lollipop Day

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Area Organiser - Ballinasloe
The Oesophageal Cancer Fund

About The Oesophageal Cancer Fund

The Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) Established in 2001 is a registered charity and voluntary organisation, which has grown to be the national voice representing oesophageal cancer in Ireland. Our aim is to raise awareness of the symptoms related to oesophageal cancer, provide funding for research into Oesophageal Cancer and help improve the outcomes for people dealing with this cancer. For more information on the www.lollipopday.ie

What's Involved

We are looking for a volunteer Area Organiser for Ballinasloe to co ordinate Lollipop Day volunteers at the various collection points in the town. Lollipop Day takes place Friday 26th and Saturday 27th February.
This is a fun day and at the same time helping to raise a greater awareness of oesophageal cancer in your community. What’s Involved •Manage the Oesophageal Cancer Fund volunteers who are collecting in your local community • Provide volunteer collectors with sufficient Lollipop Day supplies including Posters, lollipops, pins which you will be provided with by the OCF• Help set up volunteers at their collection point • At the end of the day ensure all lollipop supplies are cleared from the various collection points • Bank the proceeds raised from Lollipop Day.

  • Contact person: Anne Cantrell Email: anne@lollipopday.ie   Phone: 01-2897457

What's required for this position

Ability to work as part of a team • Good interpersonal skills • Good organisational skills Desirable. An understanding of, and commitment to the ethos of volunteering. Fluency in English is required for this role

Level of English required for this role:Fluent English  Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity: Ballinasloe

Screening details for this role: Informal Interviews & Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:Support/ advice/ recognition,Initial induction and training,Insurance cover

Age restrictions:Over 21 


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