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Outdoor volunteer day

Environment/Animal welfare

Outdoor volunteer day

Mountain Meitheal west


At a Glance

  • Start Date:29/02/2020
  • End Date:29/02/2020
  • Closing date:01/03/2020
  • Post Updated:22/01/2020
  • Min Hours:6
  • Role Type:Other

Requirements:Volunteer must be able to walk in and out of event site which is a mountain trail.


Mountain Meitheal West is  the local branch of Mountain Meitheal Ireland, a volunteer group that undertake projects to protect and conserve mountain and forest areas in Ireland. We aim to counteract the pressures which are evident on our fragile landscape by building and maintaining trails which are sympathetic to the surrounding countryside. We promote sustainable recreation by encouraging personal responsibility and awareness.

“Meitheal” is the Irish word for a workgroup usually made up of volunteers who come together to work on a project for the common good or to benefit the community.

Is training provided?: Yes

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

Light outdoor work using spades., buckets, etc. the emphasis is on taking part - everyone's contribution is valued.

Skills required for this role:

Basic training takes place before every event day.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Mountain Meitheal organize event days once a month (except for January and December). Volunteers are welcome to participate once or on a regular basis. For insurance purposes, volunteers must become members if they wish to participate on more than three occasions.

Minimum time commitment per week:
6 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:


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

Name: John Smyth

Address: Mountain Meitheal west, c/o 9, Newcastle Park, Galway


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