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Debra Ireland -  Brainstorming participants

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Debra Ireland -  Brainstorming participants

TU Dublin

Dublin

At a Glance

  • Start Date:11/01/2024
  • End Date:01/06/2024
  • Closing date:01/06/2024
  • Post Updated:14/02/2024
  • Min Hours:3/hr per week
  • Role Type:Marketing/PR/Journalism

Requirements:TU Dublin Students only - with an interest in supporting Debra Ireland

Description

TU Dublin is excited to partner with Debra Ireland to provide a unique volunteering opportunity for our TU Dublin students with an interest in communications and creative projects.

We are inviting students across all TU Dublin campuses to join us on:

10am - 1pm Wednesday 6th March at our Tallaght campus Synergy space
Refreshements and lunch provided
Prizes will be awarded on the day for stand out ideas.

To participate in a Hackathon/ Brainstorming session to come up with ideas to support the work of  Debra Ireland who support people who are impacted by the rare skin disease Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).

We would also love to hear from any students interested - in any course, year, level and campus. All are welcome.
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What is epidermolysis bullosa (EB) or "butterfly skin"?

Imagine if your skin was as fragile as a butterfly wing. If it broke, teared and
blistered at the slightest touch. If you had skin that took four hours every day to
bandage to keep you alive. Or skin that would not allow you to walk without
your feet splitting and burning.
This is the skin of someone living with EB, a genetic disorder that affects the
body’s largest organ; the skin.
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This is great opportunity to volunteer to use your skills and talents for the benefit of the team at Debra and in turn to support the needs of those impacted by EB.

To find out more register your interest here now and we will be in touch to invite you to the brainstorming/ Hackathon session.
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"We might be a small charity but, make no mistake, our mission and our ambitions are colossal.
We are here to tell Ireland and the world beyond its borders about Epidermolysis Bullosa."
- Debra Ireland

 

Is training provided?: No

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

Take part in a group brainstorming session.

Skills required for this role:

We welcome all TU Dublin students who have ideas and enthusiam and the comittment to helping Debra through Volunteering.

This is a fantastic work experience opportunities via volunteering for our students.

All students will be supported by the TU Dublin Student Volunteering team and the team in TU Dublin Growth Hub to come up with their own ideas, will be encouraged to think as creatively as possible for Debra.

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 Flannery

Address: TU Dublin , TU Dublin City Campus, Aungier St, Dublin D02 HW71

Website: www.studentvolunteer.ie/TUDublin

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