Volunteer opportunities to Show Racism the Red Card

It’s the new year- an opportunity to develop yourself.  Show Racism the Red Card has some fantastic opportunities for volunteering. It is an opportunity to test yourself and develop your skills.  We are aiming to increase significantly the impact of the project in 2012.Help us spread the message of Show Racism the Red Card!We invite you to volunteer as:

  • Intercultural Camp Leader
  • Events Organiser

See below for more information.Intercultural Summer Camp LeadersRoles & Responsibilities

  • work as part of a team of 12-15 volunteers to promote intercultural learning with young people
  • involves introduction teaching of language, song, dance, music and other cultural activities
  • participate in Child Protection and Team Building Commication training
  • working as part of the team to deliver all aspects of the camp including team building activities, games, meals and ensuring child protection at all times

Ideal Person specification

  • adults to give up a week of their time in July to participate in the camp
  • ability to lead in some activities including cultural learning and other activities
  • volunteers of diverse backgrounds
  • volunteers with experience/ training in teaching, social work, social care, youth work

This role is subject to Garda Clearance Vetting and volunteers are obliged to participate in the pre-camp training. Event organisersRoles & Responsibilities

  • work as part of a team and on initiative to ensure successful events
  • events include Creative Competition Awards ceremony at AVIVA stadium, International ‘Anti Racism Education’ Seminar in Dublin April 2012, Comedy fundraising nights
  • event planning, delivery and reporting
  • intervention at other events eg concerts and sports events by promoting sale of the Show Racism the Red Card wristband and our events mascot ‘Jeff the Ref’

Ideal Person Specification

  • committed, dedicated and independent
  • value the aims and ethos of the project
  • experience in events organisation
  • experience in journalism/ public relations

To volunteer for either position, please contact us at: info@theredcard.ie or call 01 6453096  

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