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Befriender

CASA - Longford

About CASA - Longford

Caring and Sharing Association. Offers a befriending service to individuals with an intellectual disability monthly.

What's Involved

CASA recruits individuals to become befrienders. They run socials once a month where the volunteer is teamed with an individual with an intellectual disability. It is usually on a Sunday afternoon from 1-5pm. CASA are actively looking for people to register their interest now in volunteering from now until the end of July.

What's required for this position

The volunteer needs to have a caring nature and an ability to work well with others. Must be very reliable.

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Family Centre St. Mel's Road, Longford Longford

Other location details:
The Family Centre St. Mel's Road, Longford

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • References

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Meet new people. Gain experience in the area of Social Care.

Apply Now Click the apply now button to register your interest in this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Longford
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