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Brothers of Charity

About Brothers of Charity

The Brothers of Charity Clare are a person centred organisation that recognises each person as unique. Their vision is to support each individual to achieve a full and valued life in their community.

What's Involved

The Brothers Of Charity have the opportunity to take part in a Pilot Arts Foundation Programme which will take place in Ennis from April to Sept 2019. This initiative has been developed by the Clare Arts Office in response to the need for artists/arts organisations workspace in Ennis.

They are looking for a volunteer to assist with this Arts programme each Monday with a view to accompanying a person to attend a cultural event once a month at a later stage. The role requires a time commitment of 2 hours each week for 6 months. Volunteer times available are 10 to 12.00 pm. 12.00pm to 2pm and 2pm to 4pm. The ideal person will be interested in the arts. Drama, Painting and Ceramics will be taught on the programme.
The volunteer will support people to explore their creative side. If you have 2 hours free on a Monday have an interest in Drama, Painting or Ceramics and would be interested in supporting a person with an Intellectual disability please contact Dolores on 065 68 45517

Times and commitment required for this role

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Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
No

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

This role will offer the right person an opportunity to share their knowledge of the arts with adults with intellectual disabilities and be supported by the organisation. It is an opportunity to explore new skills and use existing ones.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Clare
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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