MakerSpace Workshop Facilitator
MakerSpace at NUI Galway
The Afforestation Project
Requirements:Fluent English, high organisational skills, strong punctuality, responsible & dedicated.
The Afforestation Project is a not-for-profit organisation & Irish charity mobilised with the aim of fighting climate change by planting trees.
So far, we have designed a 'communal plantation model' which sees county councils collaborate with local communtiy groups to carry out and manage large-scale tree plantations. In this system, our volunteers act as the 'middle man' which assure that plantations are carried out smoothly.
We have also designed & developed an online tree-plantation managament platform called the 'Forest Network'. This tool helps all tree-planting movements that set out to fight climate change to promote themselves online, raise donations, recruit tree planting coordinators & manage their plantation.
We are currently recruiting tree plantation coordinators who will join our growing organisation and help us fight climate change. All volunteers will have an option to plant trees at least once a month during planting season. You will have the option to plant trees at the events of our partner organisations, such as Easy-Treesy, as well as planting at our own plantation in the South Dublin area.
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Skills required for this role:
Details of time commitment needed for role:
The time and day of plantation events varies. Some plantations take place on weekends and others during the week. You can only come to those plantations that fit your schedule.
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Informal interview & CV.
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Filip Jastrzebski
Address: The Afforestation Project, 49 The Belfry, Enniskerry Road
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