21 August

Event Coordinator Volunteer

About Dublin City Volunteer Centre

Our mission is to promote the value of volunteering and increase the range and quality of volunteering in Dublin City. Further information available here ...

What's Involved

The Event Coordinator will be supporting the team in planning and delivering the upcoming International Volunteer Day celebration event on 5th December. On the day we will be launching an exhibition, as part of the Get Connected EU Project.

Your volunteer role will involve:
1. Liaising with venue and contributing ideas for the decoration of venue and arranging exhibition pieces
2. Liaising with graphic designer to create an invite, social media banners, etc
3. Writing promotional materials and liaising with media
4. Liaising with charities and volunteers to invite them to the event
5. Contacting potential sponsors and sourcing items for goodie bags and prizes
6. Coordination of catering; liaising with caterer and suppliers
7. Attending the event and ensuring everything goes to plan on the night!

Get Connected exhibition Launch on International Volunteer Day
Get Connected is an EU project that aims to showcase the journey of people who are new to volunteering and highlight their contribution in their respective communities across Dublin City.

International Volunteer Day is an opportunity to thank and acknowledge the great work being done by volunteers all year round. To mark the occasion we will hold an event for up to 100 people on Wednesday 5th December in city centre location.

What's required for this position

Ideally, you would be a creative person and have solid experience of organising events, no matter how big or small. You would have good organisations skills and enjoy working on multiple projects at the same time. We are looking for a person who is confident and proactive and enjoys interacting with various stakeholders, including volunteers, other volunteer involving organisations and media.


  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Personable Skills
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research
  • Retail/ Customer Service


Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 8hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin City Volunteer Centre, Unit 4, Whitefriars, Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Other location details:
Dublin City Volunteer Centre, Unit 4, Whitefriars, Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form


Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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


Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties


Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

You will get experience in event management, as well as you will get an insight into the community and voluntary sector. You will have loads of FUN too!

Getting there

Buses 9, 122, 83, 16, 65b and 68 all stop by our door on Aungier Street.
St Stephen’s Green Luas stop is under 5 minutes on foot.

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