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Home Visitation Volunteer - Dublin Northside

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - (SVP East Region)

About Society of St. Vincent de Paul - (SVP East Region)

Society of St. Vincent de Paul is one of the largest and longest established charities in Ireland. We provide both practical support and friendship to people in need, and are committed to identifying the root causes of poverty and social exclusion in Ireland, and advocating for a more just and caring society. During our history we have helped people in need through a Famine, a Civil War, a War of Independence, two World Wars and several economic recessions.

What's Involved

We are Ireland's largest voluntary organization and we really need your help – please join us and offer the Hand of Friendship to those less fortunate.

You will be visiting people in their homes with another volunteer, at their request. You meet with the person at their home to decide how best to assist the them / their family.

Full training will be given. You will be joining a great team of like-minded persons - who want to help those less fortunate.

We particularly need support at the moment in Dublin 5, 9 and 11 areas.

What's required for this position

All you need is: Just a listening ear, and the willingness to help.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Particularly need support at the moment in Dublin 5, 9 and 11
Various locations Dublin 1,3,13, 17

Other location details:
Mountjoy Square, Summerhill, East Wall, Raheny, Coolock, Donaghmeade,Killester, Kilbarrack, Kilmore, Artane, Kilbarrack, Griffith Avenue, Whitehall, Ballymun, Belclare, Clarehall, Darndale
Also in Wicklow & Kildare

Also available in these counties
Wicklow, Dublin

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The opportunities to help those less fortunate

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