About Truagh Development Association
Truagh Development Association (TDA) was originally formed in 1985. It is a not for profit company limited by guarantee and was incorporated in 1991. It was set up to implement activities which would benefit the community and environs of the wider Truagh, Blackwater Valley and Sliabh Beagh area.
The organisation works through a Board of Management which meets monthly and operates with a number of sub-groups.
The Blackwater Valley Learning Centre offers a wide range of recreational and educational classes
We are registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority.
Our volunteers will provide transport for older people in Truagh and the wider north Monaghan area. The transport service will involve collecting the older people from their homes and bringing them to the weekly social dinner and dance event at the Blackwater Centre, Knockconan, Emyvale, and bringing them home after the event
The volunteer is invited to enjoy the three course meals, dance and entertainment with us.
We will cover mileage expenses associated with the service.
What's required for this position
Must have full driving licence and own car.
Must be friendly, sociable and patient and enjoy meeting new people.
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 6 months
Hours required: 6hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Blackwater Valley Learning Centre, Knockconan, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan H18 DY07
Other location details:
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Experience of working with older people and support a community voluntary organisation. Development of personal skills and expertise, opportunity to meet new people in a relaxed and friendly setting. And a tasty 3 course lunch!