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Carpenter / Woodwork Tutor

Cairde Activation Centre

About Cairde Activation Centre

Cairde Activation Centre CLG is a day care service for adults with intellectual disabilities which endeavours to advance the provision of a community based, high quality service which maximises the individual’s potential, independence, active citizenship and community integration.

Cairde aims to offer a person centred approach that reflects the needs and aspirations of each individual with an Intellectual Disability with emphasis on integration with the wider community.

What's Involved

Come and volunteer with a small group of service users to help prepare wooden crafts. This can include the use of equipment such as saws or router as well as handheld tools.

The volunteer will work with the group to come up with ideas of what to make / design. Then they will work with them preparing the wood (marking, cutting, sanding etc) to make the finished product.

Cairde will provide all equipment needed. We are flexible about the day and time the person can come it. It can be for a short period but would we prefer to work with the volunteer on a more long term basis.

What's required for this position

This role is for someone confident working with carpentry equipment. A carpentry qualification is preferable but not essential.

  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Cairde Activation, Unit 5, Largy, Clones, Co.Monaghan

Other location details:
Clones; Monaghan

Also available in these counties

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Cairde is a community based centre for adults with intellectual disabilities. They would benefit from the life skills learned by working with such individuals. They would also be part of the team to help showcase their abilities at community events.

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Monaghan
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