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Volunteer with Baboró, International Arts Festival for Children


Volunteer with Baboró, International Arts Festival for Children



At a Glance

  • Start Date:14/10/2022
  • End Date:23/10/2022
  • Closing date:01/10/2022
  • Post Updated:31/08/2022
  • Min Hours:3
  • Role Type:Events/Stewarding

Requirements:Application form and short interview


Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is Ireland's leading arts festival for children and it takes place in Galway every year in October. Dates for 2022 are 14 to 23 October. Baboró aims at creating a space for children to enjoy with their schools and families. The festival offers a space where children are put first as the doors of Galway’s theatres, galleries and public spaces are thrown open for their exploration and play.

Baboró’s mission is to inspire children to engage with the world through their experience of the creative arts. To create spaces where children can deepen their understanding of themselves, the perspectives of others and the world around them.

Volunteers are an integral part of Baboró as they help bring the festival to life as well as help create an extraordinary experience for children and families alike.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

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

We recruit a large number of volunteers to assist with the running of the festival. Festival Volunteers provide essential support to the Stewards and Front of House Managers, while also greeting and assisting incoming audiences.The main role is ushering at venues, welcoming guests and assisting stewards with welcoming school groups

Skills required for this role:

We aim at being a diverse, inclusive and equal volutneer programme. No major skills are required however previous experience working with children is a benefit; we are looking for friendly, caring and entusiastic people who are committed to help ensure children, their families and schools have a positive and magical experience during the festival.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Shifts are mostly in the morning and in the afternoons with some family events in the evenings and at the weekend. Dates are 14 to 23 October Schedules will be personalised according to the volunteer's availability

Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
In order to apply to be a Baboró volunteer, sign up here and we will send you details. We will then contact all candidates for a short informal interview. All volunteers receive a tote bag, a t-shirt, discounts for local businesses and an invitation to the festival wrap-up party.


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

Name: Elena Toniato

Address: Baboró, 2nd Floor, Augustine Court Augustine Street Galway H91 VXT1,


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