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After School support volunteer - September 2019

Solas Project

About Solas Project

Solas Project is a charity (CHY 17385) based in Dublin 8. Our vision is to see communities rejuvenated. We aim to do this by equipping and building up young people to overcome all limitations imposed on them by social and educational disadvantage through the adventure of discovering their abilities and self-worth.

What's Involved

We are looking for someone to support our After Schools club by way of helping children aged 6 - 13 with:

  • homework,
  • initiating games,
  • chat and interaction with them,
  • sitting down with them over a meal and
  • using positive psychology to affirm them
  • help Solas Project in our goals of building up their self-worth, motivation and character.

  • Further Information
    Visit our website here

    What's required for this position

    You need to enjoy working with young people or children, and / or be passionate about creating a more fair society for the next generation.

    • Arts/ Music/ Drama
    • Community Development/ Social work
    • Education/ Training
    • Hospitality/ Befriending
    • Personable Skills
    • Youth/ Childcare

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role

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    Morning
    Afternoon
    Evening

    Minimum time commitment: 3 months

    Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Thomas Street Dublin 8

    Screening details for this role:

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

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Support/ advice/ recognition
    • Supervision
    • Initial induction and training
    • Insurance cover
    • Ongoing training opportunities

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

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

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    This is a rewarding way of joining in with our mission to see an Ireland where young people and children can have equal opportunities no matter what their backgrounds, or the demographic in which they are growing up.

    Getting there

    Buses (123 for example)

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