Volunteering & Community Tourism Module at IT Tralee

Contact: feargus.dunne@staff.ittralee.ie

The aim of this module is to introduce the student to the concept of volunteerism and community tourism. On completion of the module the learner will:

  • Recognise the role of the voluntary sector to Irish society. 
  • Explain the importance of volunteers in event management. 
  • Describe the Human Resource Management function of managing volunteers in events. 
  •  Identify appropriate management structures for developing events. 
  • Explain community tourism and its potential in event development. 
  • Review rural tourism policy, its link to community tourism and the support available for the development of community tourism projects.



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