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Focus Ireland - Local Volunteer Co-ordinator

Posted: 20/10/2010

Key To A Home - Help people who are homeless in from the cold this winter. The Focus Ireland ˜Key to a Home” collection is taking place on 19th, 20th and 21st November. This is the second Focus Ireland Flag Day, where volunteers all over the country will be selling/buying key rings to raise money for homelessness.

Overall Responsibility

* To help grow the Key to a Home Collection in your area

* Assist Focus Ireland in the recruitment of volunteers for the weekend of the Key to Home Collection in your area

*Encourage local volunteers to put up posters, write to their local papers, contact their local radio stations and participate in the campaign

*Draw up a volunteer plan for the weekend of the collections

*To manage and organise your volunteers in the run up to and weekend of the Key to a Home Collection

Skills

*Experience in team or volunteer leadership

*Good oral and written skills

*Ability to use a computer

*Some experience in marketing and communications is desirable

*Access to a car & full driving licence is desirable but not essential

*Must be available for the weekend from 19th, 20th and 21st November

*Good organisational skills

*Self-starter with initiative and drive and the ability to inspire others to get involved

*Self-directed and an ability to work independently

*Professional but welcoming manner

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government