About Dundalk Simon Community
To assist people at risk of becoming homeless; campaigning for legislative and policy change; provide quality care and accommodation.
Act as an ambassador for the Simon Community in talks and events run in Schools and Colleges across the Louth, Cavan and Monaghan areas.
Commit to performing numerous school talks throughout the academic year.
What's required for this position
Good communication skills
Ability to work with Microsoft PowerPoint.
Experience speaking to groups of people
Some knowledge of the Irish school system
Knowledge of the social context within which Simon works would be an advantage
- Community Development/ Social work
- Education/ Training
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 4hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
School talks take place in various different schools. Usually these are restricted to the applicant's local area.
Also available in these counties
Cavan, Louth, Monaghan
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteering with the Simon Community is an extremely rewarding experience. School talks are vital to our work, as we find it incredibly important that our young adults are aware of the issues surrounding those without a home.