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Childcare Assistant - Jigsaw Centre

Darndale/Belcamp Integration Childcare Services

About Darndale/Belcamp Integration Childcare Services

Darndale Belcamp Integrated Childcare Service Ltd is a community childcare centre offering high quality, safe, affordable and inclusive childcare to the local community. We cater for children of all abilities. We follow the High/Scope curriculum and provide full and part time daycare for children age 6 weeks to 12 years of age.

We also run an Afterschools service which includes childcare during school closures and a summer programme. The aim is to promote the physical, emotional, social and educational well being of children of the Centre.

What's Involved

Volunteers would support the staff in working with children from 0 to 12 years of age.

1. Introducing them to new activities and building their self confidence, self esteem and feelings of self worth.
2. Taking part in the High/Scope curriculum and ensuring the children play and develop in a fun and safe environment.

What's required for this position

1) Ability to take initiative
2) Ability to work in a team
3) Motivation
4) Creativity
5) Child-centred
6) Good communication skills
7) Confidentiality and reliability

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 4hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Darndale Belcamp Village Centre, Priorswood, Dublin

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Sense of contribution to a community project.
Experience in working in community organisation

Getting there

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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