Volunteers Wanted for Rose of Tralee Festival

Volunteers wanted: Matthew Hanlon with Rose of Tralee, Dr, Jennifer Byrne and Michelle Gallagher from Tralee are appealing for volunteers for one of the oldest and most successful fastivals in Ireland. Photograph: Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD ©

Volunteers are being sought to help co-ordinate and marshal the multitude of events planned for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from August 17th to 21st.

Rose of Tralee, Dr Jennifer Byrne, travelled to Tralee to personally thank the current volunteer panel for their role in staging such a massive event each year and to invite new volunteers to join a great team in 2018.

July 27 Deadline

The deadline for receipt of Volunteer Application Forms is Friday 27th July 2018.

The event will celebrate its 59th year with the hosting of the 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival.

Revellers from all over the world are being invited to enjoy five days of fun and entertainment in the town of Tralee

Many Events Free

Many of the events during the festival are free of charge – from fireworks displays to live music on the streets with exhibitions, markets and much more.

Prospective volunteers will gain first-hand experience of working on a large international Arts and Culture Festival that has such a rich and celebrated history.

Health and Safety Training

All volunteers will be given health and safety training, will be provided with a team uniform, access to meals while on their breaks and a chance to win the ‘Volunteer of the Festival Award’.

A minimum of four 4-hour shifts and full-time volunteers who cover a minimum of eight 4-hour shifts will receive some extra goodies including free tickets to events.



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