International Pen Pals
University of Limerick International Division
The Hygiene Bank
Requirements:No requirements, but a car is helpful
Join The Hygiene Bank Dublin and help those in poverty around you. For those living below the poverty line, hygiene products are often the first to go. The Hygiene bank sets up collection drop off points for the general public to donate unwanted items and then The Hygiene Bank collects and redistributes these products to our charity partners to help those in need.
As a volunteer you will help with setting up drop off points near you and collecting the products together when the box is full. You will be supported by the project coordinator and the other volunteers to distribute these products to our charity partners.
Is training provided?: Yes
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
As a volunteer you will need to keep in regular contact with your drop off point and the project coordinator. Check in on the drop off point and choose a day/evening to collect the hygiene products in. You will then be supported by the Project Coordinator to get the products to the Charity Partners.
Skills required for this role:
Good customer service to build relations with shops/cafes as drop off points
If you have a car let us know, this isn't an essential criteria
Details of time commitment needed for role:
A day or evening of your choice every 2 weeks
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
If you are interested you will meet with the project coordinator for more information and to ask questions before starting volunteering
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Rosie McDonagh
Address: The Hygiene Bank, Rathmines, Dublin
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