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Monkstown Special Olympics Club Volunteers

Sports & Recreation

Monkstown Special Olympics Club Volunteers

Special Olympics Eastern Region


At a Glance

  • Start Date:05/11/2018
  • End Date:04/11/2019
  • Closing date:31/12/2018
  • Post Updated:31/10/2018
  • Min Hours:1 hour per week
  • Role Type:Coaching/Sports

Requirements:No previous experience required


All new volunteers to Special Olympics must undergo the registration process which invovles garda vetting. 

Training and coaching courses are available to all Special Olympics volunteers including: 

  • Safegaurding level 1 & 2
  • Special Olympics Ireland ntroduction to Coaching Practices
  • Coaching Children Course
  • ID Modules (workshops for people working and volunteering with people with Intellectual Disabilities 
  • CMT training (training in specific committee roles)

Monkstown Special Olympics are a swimming club based in DLR Leisure Services in Monkstown, Dun Laoghaire.  

The club currently have 10 athletes between the ages of 6 and 12 and a team of volunteers that they are looking to expand. 

There is a role for everyone - both in the sport/coaching aspect and in the admin/running of the club.  

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

  •  Assist members of Club management team
  • Assist in the administration of the club
  • Support Club fundraising activities
  •  Swim Coaches with Swim Ireland coaching qualifications
  • In water volunteers to assist the beginner athletes
  • Assist in the delivery of coaching session 
  • Supervise groups/lanes during training sessions

Skills required for this role:

Ability to work with others and to work with children with Intellectual Dissability

Love of sport/physical activity/well being

Good organisations skills 

Good communication skills

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Mondays, 18:45-20:00

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week


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

Name: Aoife Murray

Address: Special Olympics Eastern Region , National Sports Campus, Snugborough Rd, Dublin 15

Website: http://

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