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Concern Worldwide Student Volunteer

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Concern Worldwide Student Volunteer

Concern Worldwide

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At a Glance

  • Start Date:04/10/2017
  • End Date:03/05/2018
  • Closing date:Ongoing
  • Post Updated:29/08/2017
  • Min Hours:1 hour per month
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Interest in working with young people, access to car or public transport, interest in current affairs and working with young people

Description

Interested in topics like Climate Change, Gender and Trump? Interested in working with young people?

How would you like to volunteer for Concern Worldwide Debates?

Concern Worldwide have been running their Concern Debates programme for over 34 years aimed at getting post primary students debating on issues of development and current affairs.

Each debate requires three independent  adjudicators to mark the debate. Full training is provided for each volunteer adjudicator and Concern will happily provide a reference for each volunteer who participates.

Volunteers can adjudicate as many or as few debates as they wish! Debates last max one hour and take place within post primary schools. Concern will endeavour to connect you with your nearest Debates school.

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

  • Adjudicate post primary student debates
  • Provide feedback to young people
  • Liaise with Concern Worldwide

Skills required for this role:

  • Interest in development issues
  • Good listener

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Claire Marshall

Address: Concern Worldwide, 22 Camden Street, Dublin 2

Website: https://www.concern.net/get-involved/schools/debates/latest-news

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