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Requirements:Drivers license and access to vehicle
The Hygiene Bank Galway are looking for volunteers to join our team of Donation Coordinators. We are a group of enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about eradicating hygiene poverty in Galway. Hygiene poverty is not being able to afford many of the everyday hygiene and personal grooming products most of us take for granted. The reality of low income is that it restricts people’s options, leaving us caught between being able to heat our homes, pay the rent, eat or be clean.
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The Hygiene Bank Galway have a network of Drop Off Points across Galway city and county which are managed by our Donation Coordinators. Drop Off Points are boxes set up in local businesses that allows the general public to donate hygiene items to The Hygiene Bank Galway. As a Donation Coordinator, your role will be to set up and manage this Drop Off Point, empty it and deliver the donated hygiene products to one of our local Community Partners (or our city centre storage unit).
All of our volunteering is flexible, so whether you are able to give a couple of hours a week, or a couple of hours a month, you're very welcome. Collecting hygiene products and supporting drop-offs can easily fit around your schedule, with regular Zoom meetings and some in person events to meet other volunteers in your area.
Is training provided?: Yes
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Skills required for this role:
Details of time commitment needed for role:
- Occasional collections of hygiene products from your allocated Drop Off Point and delivery to Charity Partners or storage unit (approx 1-2hrs per month) - Occasional delivery of hygiene product donations to our Charity Partners (approx 1-2 hours every few months) - Volunteering at The Hygiene Bank Ireland is a bit different to usual volunteering opportunities. They are flexible roles that can easily fit around your schedule.
Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Application form can be found at: https://thehygienebank.ie/become-a-volunteer/
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Una Reynolds
Address: The Hygiene Bank Galway, Newcastle, Galway
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