Volunteer Project Coordinators needed in Ireland

19 Feb 2018

Coordinate a volunteer project in Killarney National Park or Ballybay Camphill Community for 2 weeks during the summer!

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Would you like to…

develop team management and project coordination skills?

experience an amazing adventure with a group of international volunteers (+18)?

contribute to building understanding among people from different cultures and nationalities?

 

If so, go on, apply!

Fill in the Project Coordinator Application Form, send it to ivp@vsi.ie by 20th April 2018 and become a coordinator of one of the projects organised by VSI in 2018!

 

What we offer:

 - Two-days training covering: group dynamics, cooperation in an international environment, project management, etc.

The training is free of charge for participants and will take place during the weekend 26th-27th of May in Dublin. VSI will provide lunch and training materials.

- Access to educational materials and additional trainings in Ireland and abroad

- Coordination of a project with accommodation, food and travel expenses to and from the volunteering site covered (within Ireland).

- VSI support before, during and after the project.  

- Evaluation of your experience and your learning.

- Project Coordinator Certificate (after your participation in the project).

 

The role

The Coordinator's role involves volunteering with a group of Irish and international volunteers in Killarney National Park or Ballybay Camphill Community for 2 weeks during the summer. The Project Coordinator will help volunteers settle in, organise the group on a daily basis, support good group dynamics, promote intercultural exchange and help to organise free-time activities as well as educate volunteers on VSI’s values and topics such as environmental protection through non-formal education methods.

 

Projects dates

Killarney National Park Woodland Conservation Project,  03 Jun 2018  – 17 Jun 2018

Killarney National Park Woodland Conservation Project,  01 Jul 2018 – 14 Jul 2018

Ballybay Camphill Community, 21 Jul 2018 – 04 Aug 2018

Killarney National Park Woodland Conservation Project,  29 Jul 2018 – 11 Aug 2018

Killarney National Park Woodland Conservation Project,  12 Aug 2018 – 25 Aug 2018

 

Requirements

- Over 21

- Have some volunteering experience

- Good communication and organisation skills

- Enthusiasm and positive attitude

- Experience of working with international groups or running workshops would be useful as well as knowledge and some experience in youth work or the voluntary and community sector. 

 

We are looking forward to your application!

Would you like to find out more about the role and the projects? Contact Sylwia at ivp@vsi.ie or give us a ring at +353 1 855 1011.