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Flower Arranging Volunteer -Sligo town

Irish Wheelchair Association- Sligo Branch

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;
Holiday services;
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).

What's Involved

We have a number of services users who would love to learn the art of flower arranging and even some basic gardening skills such as making up window boxes and/or hanging baskets.
We are looking for volunteers to facilitate and run sessions in this at our IWA centre in Abbeyville, Sligo.
The sessions would take place for 2 hours every fortnight. A day has yet to be decided between Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs. It won't happen on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

What's required for this position

Volunteer must have good communiation skills, have a sense of disability awareness and have knowledge and experience in gardening/flower arranging.

  • Other
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 2hrs Fortnightly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Sligo Town : Abbeyville Centre, Sligo Town

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Getting there

Abbeyville Centre (IWA) behind Aldi

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Jeanette Beirne
  • Organisation: Irish Wheelchair Association- Sligo Branch
  • Email:
  • Phone: 071-9155522
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