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The very popular and well supported Lucan Village Festival will be held this year from Friday to Sunday 6-8 September.

They require volunteers on

  • Saturday from 2.00pm to 6.00pm
  • Sunday from 10.00am to 8.00pm

Volunteers are required on Saturday 7th – 2.pm to 6.pm. in the Lucan House Grounds where a Viking Longboat and medieval Village will be on show. After the show the Longboat and Village will be disassembled and moved to the village in preparation for the Village Festival on Sunday.

Volunteers are also required on the Sunday 8th. 10.00am to 8.00pm. for the main village festival.

A briefing will be held on Sunday at 10.00am on the Village Green, Lucan Village, street parking will be allowed around the village but not in the village itself.

Volunteers are an integral part of the day and were great in past years. In particular the set-up and clean up at the start and end of the day. Full lunch vouchers are provided to all volunteers.

This is the final major festival of the year so do please give some consideration to volunteering, it is a most enjoyable day out. You may sign up for either or both days for as long as your availability allows.

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Who Runs the Corps

The South Dublin County Volunteer Corps is a joint project of South Dublin County Volunteer Centre and South Dublin County Council.  Both organisations have equal responsibility for the Corps – however, individual work is divided between both partners to ensure the smooth running of the Corps.

THE VOLUNTEER CENTRE HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR:

  • The Overall administration of the project including all communications with the Corps.
  • Are Main administrators of Corps Database
  • Administrators of Corps web presence including social media promotional tools
  • Direct line managers of volunteers involved with the Corps.
  • Responsible for initial reference checks of volunteers and other screening when necessary.
  • Main contact for all projects involving the Corps
  • Responsible for identifying and signing off on projects that will involve the Corps
  • Recruitment of staff to work to work on project where funding is available

SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY COUNCIL HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR

  • Design and development of initial volunteer corps logo.
  • Provide administrative back up to Volunteer Corps when necessary.
  • Support the financial outlays of the Corps and agree an annual budget within resources
  • Promotion of the volunteer corps to groups and organisations within the county