IT, Tralee Volunteering Fair 2011

Third year Youth and Community Work Practice students at the Institute of Technology Tralee hosted a ⿿Volunteering Fair⿝ in the IT, Tralee North Campus, on Tuesday the 5th April, 2011.

IT, Tralee Volunteering Fair 2011 picture 1 Representatives from 15 voluntary organisations from around the country  took part both  to recruit volunteers and to raise awarness of the services they offer and to highlight the work they do in the community. 

As part of the fair, Ms. Mary Davis, Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia, delivered a keynote address to students and staff of the Institute.  Mary is responsible for overseeing the growth and development of Special Olympics across 58 countries in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Following her address students from the Institute presented Ms. Davis with a cheque representing the proceeds of fundraising events held in the Institute for the Special Olympics.

IT, Tralee Volunteering Fair 2011 picture 2 IT, Tralee Volunteering Fair 2011 picture 3