Community Champions

Would you like to volunteer at some of our fundraising events or perhaps attend events on behalf of Barretstown? If the answer is yes, then why not join our volunteer network and become a Community Champion!

What is a Community Champion?

This short video highlights Ruth’s journey from camper mum to the Community Champion Programme. We are always on the lookout for new volunteers to join our Community Champion Programme. Please watch the below video to see how you can help us spread the message of Barretstown.

What do Community Champions do?

We are always looking for new people to join the ambassador network. As a Community Champion, you can expect to do some of the following:

Volunteer at fundraising events

Doing jobs such as registering participants, distributing goody bags and face painting.

Attend events on behalf of Barretstown

Represent Barretstown at events in schools and in the wider community. Attend cheque presentations and give talks about Barretstown.

Office admin and support

Help out at Barretstown with administration support such as putting packs together, follow up calls to supporters, data input etc.

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Community Champion Requirements

Community Champion Requirements

• You must be over 19 years of age
• Must be Garda Vetted
• Criminal Background Check (See Vetting Below)
• Training will be provided

Vetting Procedure

Vetting Procedure

The National Vetting Bureau Act (Children and Vulnerable Persons) 2012 - 2016 provides a legislative basis for the mandatory vetting of persons who wish to undertake certain work or activities relating to children or vulnerable persons or to provide certain services to children or vulnerable persons.

All volunteers must under go Garda Vetting. In addition, applicants whose country of birth is not Ireland, must supply a Criminal Background Check from Country of Origin.
Training will be provided two times throughout the year.

Still have questions?

Still have questions?

If you'd like to find out more, you can get in touch with us for more information about how to become a Community Champion. Call today at 045 864 115 or email fundraising@barretstown.org.