About Irish Wheelchair Association- Sligo Branch
Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is one of Ireland's leading social enterprises and representative organisations for people with physical disabilities.
We provide a range of services intended to support independent living and improve quality of life. The largest of our services is our Assisted Living Service (ALS), which provides one-to-one support of a personal assistant to an individual in their home, workplace, school/college or local community.
Other services include:
Resource and Outreach Centres in local communities;
Driving assessment, tuition and advice;
Plus a range of educational opportunities, information, housing supports and youth services.
IWA operates from every county in Ireland. Our Sligo base is next to St. Anne's church (beside Aldi & the Firestation).
We have a number of service users who really like arts and crafts. If you have such a skill or experience that you would like to share with them, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for volunteers to facilitate workshops on the creative arts, painting and general art work etc.
Volunteers are needed for 2 hours each week. A day has yet to be decided but will not take place on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
What's required for this position
Must have good communication skills, have a sense of disability awareness and knowledge of the skill they are demonstrating
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Sligo Town & County,
Abbeyville Centre. Mon, Tues, Wed or Thurs.
Other location details:
Abbeyville Sligo town, behind Aldi
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?