Cricket Ireland Test Match, Ireland v Pakistan Malahide (Friday 11 May 2018)

EIreland v Sri Lanka Cricket, photo by Jehan Mubarakvent volunteers are back at Fortress Malahide for 2018 Cricket Ireland Test Match Ireland V Pakistan on Friday 11 May 2018.

Volunteers will be involved in welcoming spectators and providing support to the Events Team. We were looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event. Volunteer roles covered seating arrangements of the event and we got them. Full orientation, support and recognition will was provided. Roles were open to those aged 16 and over.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting and important day for cricket in Ireland. References can also be provided for volunteers if they wish. Catering will also be provided for all volunteers.

Getting there
The easiest way to get to Malahide Cricket Ground is by DART Train You can check timetables on the Irish Rail Web Site.

The nearest bus stop to the venue is Bus Stop No. 3636 Dublin Road / Yellow Walls Road Routes serving this stop: 102 (Dublin Airport) 142 (UCD Belfield) 42 (Talbot Street). 42d (Portmarnock) There is no dedicated event parking, however there will be parking available within the grounds of Malahide Castle.

Battle for the Bay, Dollymount (Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May 2018)

Battle for the BayThe concept of the Pure Magic Battle for the Bay Water Sports Festival is very simple: Fun, Wind, Water…and Fun!!! The best riders in the country and from around the globe will come and compete in one of the best kitesurfing spots in the world: Dollymount Beach! Home to the Puremagic gang.

Everyone is welcomed, young and old, to join this amazing celebration of Irish Kitesurfing, SUPing and Dublin style beach fun. You can expect loads of surprises during the bumper packed weekend! You can also visit the Battle for the Bay Facebook page and you can view a video which highlights last year's event. We require volunteers for both Saturday and Sunday Shifts.

Volunteer roles will include:

  • Welcoming and assisting with directions / parking (off the beach)
  • General Ambassador roles on the beach gives information
  • Practicing Leave No Trace and supporting the cleaning team in keeping the beach and island clean.
  • Alerting the security team for any concerns or issues our team may have

Getting There
Dublin Bus Route 130 from Middle Abbey Street. Alight at Bus Stop No. 759 at junction of Clontarf Rd, Mount Prospect Avenue.

Volunteer Ireland and Event Volunteers are proud to be an Event Partner to Battle for the Bay.

Tall Ships Regatta Dublin 2018 (Friday 1 - Monday 4 June 2018)

Belem Tall ShipVolunteer Ireland is delighted to announce that an international fleet of Tall Ships will stop over in Dublin as part of a Tall Ships Regatta 2018 race series, and we look forward to managing the volunteer programme for this event. 

A Dublin welcome for the international crews
The ships will arrive in Dublin from Liverpool on Friday 1st June, departing on Monday the 4th June for Bordeaux. We will welcome the crews, and help them to experience the cultural events that the city has to offer.

The Tall Ships Regatta 2018 is a smaller event than previous Tall Ships Race events that have previously visited Ireland.

We are now recruiting Event Volunteers
We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable, safety conscious Event Volunteers to be ambassadors for the Tall Ships Regatta when it comes to Dublin from Friday 1 June to Monday 4 June 2018.

Volunteers will play a vital role in supporting the event. Volunteers are crucial to the operations of the event, welcoming the ships crews and trainees and the atmosphere for everyone on the day. Volunteers will be provided with refreshments during their shift, a certificate of participation and will be supported by a team of Volunteer Managers.

Volunteer Training
Volunteer Training is mandatory for all volunteers at the event. Volunteers must attend one of training sessions which includes a site walk on either Saturday 19 May 10:00 to 13:30 or Tuesday 29 May 18:00 to 21:30.

The Volunteer Training venue is the Dublin Docklands Office, Dublin City Council, 1 Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, D01 KF84. Volunteers will be provided with resource materials, a volunteer workbook and volunteer handbook.

Register now online to apply to volunteer with The Tall Ships Regatta Dublin 2018.

Volunteer Applications close on Friday 25 May 2018 or as soon as volunteer places are filled. Applicants for these roles must be aged 18.

Why should you volunteer with Tall Ships Regatta Dublin 2018?

  • It’s a great way to enjoy the summer and meet new people
  • It’s an opportunity to meet the international crews and trainees Volunteer Management by Volunteer Programme Manager and Volunteer Team Leaders
  • All volunteers provided with the Volunteer Policy and Volunteer Handbooks.
  • Volunteering can be a good asset to your CV.
  • We provide you with a certificate of participation as a record that you volunteered with us.
  • Gain experience in event volunteering and an insight into how large scale outdoor events are managed
  • Consider inviting friends and family to join you.
  • Not only does this help us to find the volunteers that we need but it adds to the atmosphere of the event and fun of those involved.

The Tall Ships Regatta Volunteer Programme is brought you by Volunteer Ireland. The Tall Ships Regatta 2018 is an International event organised by Sail Training International. The event in Dublin is hosted by Dublin City Council in partnership with Dublin Port Company and is supported by Waterways Ireland, North East Inner City Taoiseach’s Taskforce and Sail Training Ireland.

Flavours of Fingal County Show, Newbridge House (Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June)

Flavours of Fingal County Show 2018We’re delighted to announce that Flavours of Fingal County Show is back for 2018 with a new exciting format for visitors. Come along to Flavours of Fingal in Newbridge House & Farm and;

  • Enjoy the fantastic food
  • Learn all about the farm
  • Great fun for the family

We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers on Saturday and Sunday to be Ambassadors for this event. Volunteer roles cover all aspects of the event. Full orientation, support and recognition will be provided. Roles open to those aged 16 and over.

There are a wide range of roles at this event and volunteers will be engaged in the following:

  • Queue management at ticket sales
  • Support role in livestock / farm area
  • Family Fun Area
  • Walled Garden - Information givers
  • Bus Queue Management
  • Support volunteers to assist with buggys and bags out from main area.
  • Information and map givers

Training will take place beforehand and on site orientation will take place each morning. Hot food and refreshments will be provided and volunteers will get to keep their volunteer uniforms.

Transport
The 33 bus serve Donabate Village. Check dublinbus.ie for your local route. Irish Rail also have a limited number of service that go though Donabate Train Station, check irishrail.ie for details. A limited shuttle service will operate from Fingal County Council Offices out to the Newbridge House & Gardens and will return that evening.

Ireland v India T20i Cricket, Malahide (Wednesday 27 June 2018)

EIreland v Sri Lanka Cricket, photo by Jehan Mubarakvent Volunteers are back at Fortress Malahide for 2018 Cricket Ireland Test Match Ireland V India T20i Cricket on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

Volunteers will be involved in welcoming spectators and providing support to the Events Team. We were looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event. Volunteer roles covered seating arrangements of the event and we got them. Full orientation, support and recognition will was provided. Roles were open to those aged 16 and over.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting and important day for cricket in Ireland. References can also be provided for volunteers if they wish. Catering will also be provided for all volunteers.

Getting there
The easiest way to get to Malahide Cricket Ground is by DART Train You can check timetables on the Irish Rail Web Site.

The nearest bus stop to the venue is Bus Stop No. 3636 Dublin Road / Yellow Walls Road Routes serving this stop: 102 (Dublin Airport) 142 (UCD Belfield) 42 (Talbot Street). 42d (Portmarnock) There is no dedicated event parking, however there will be parking available within the grounds of Malahide Castle.

Ireland v New Zealand Cricket, Malahide (Friday 29 June 2018)

EIreland v Sri Lanka Cricket, photo by Jehan Mubarakvent Volunteers are back at Fortress Malahide for 2018 Cricket Ireland Test Match Ireland V New Zealand Cricket on Friday 29 June.

Volunteers will be involved in welcoming spectators and providing support to the Events Team. We were looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to be Ambassadors for this event. Volunteer roles covered seating arrangements of the event and we got them. Full orientation, support and recognition will was provided. Roles were open to those aged 16 and over.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting and important day for cricket in Ireland. References can also be provided for volunteers if they wish. Catering will also be provided for all volunteers.

Getting there
The easiest way to get to Malahide Cricket Ground is by DART Train You can check timetables on the Irish Rail Web Site.

The nearest bus stop to the venue is Bus Stop No. 3636 Dublin Road / Yellow Walls Road Routes serving this stop: 102 (Dublin Airport) 142 (UCD Belfield) 42 (Talbot Street). 42d (Portmarnock) There is no dedicated event parking, however there will be parking available within the grounds of Malahide Castle.

Leave No Trace Awareness Course for Event Volunteers (Saturday 15 September 2018)

Leave No Trace LogoFor 2018 we are delighted to offer Event Volunteers a Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop. An Awareness Workshop is a one-day course delivered in the outdoors to help you have a better understanding of your impact on the environment. Experiential-based training in an outdoor setting is encouraged.

Participants will receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace Ireland. Workshop topics include the underlying concept of minimum impact recreation and the seven principles of Leave No Trace:

  • Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  • Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Leave What You Find
  • Minimise Campfire Impacts
  • Respect Wildlife
  • Be Considerate of Other Visitors 


Places are only available to Event Volunteers who have previously attended at least One event with us. All participants will receive a Leave No Trace Certified Certificate of Completion.