Depaul is a homeless charity providing accommodation and support through hostels and outreach services. Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations such as the society of St Vincent de Paul.
We are looking for a volunteer who can help some of our residents to develop skills in knitting and/or sewing.
If you would like to join the team and help facilitate valuable life skills and crafts, meet new people and help make a difference in people's lives, then please let us know!
What's required for this position
You'll need skills in crafting; knitting, sewing, embroidery, needlework etc. Also an ability to take the initiative to run workshops and engage service users, along with good interactive skills and empathy, will benefit you in this role.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Education/ Training
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Orchid House, James' Street, Dublin 8
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers have an opportunity to contribute to our services, meet new people and develop new skills while benefiting from being pat of the organisation; training and ongoing support.
Heuston or St James' Luas stop; 123 or 40 bus route.