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Painting / Decorating Volunteer - Dublin-wide

Dublin Local Group

About Dublin Local Group

The Dublin Local Group provides a much needed community service in the Dublin area by painting and decorating the homes of people whose standard of living has fallen below the norm and who are financially or physically unable to carry out the work themselves.

What's Involved

When Covid-19 restrictions have been fully lifted in the future, our groups will be up and running again and we will be involving volunteers. Look forward to seeing you then.

Would you like to get more involved in your local community?
Our work is done on Saturday mornings from 9.30am to 1pm. It involves some preparatory cleaning and the painting of ceilings, walls and woodworks.

Length of time required: 3.5 hours fortnightly, on 2 Saturday mornings per month.

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What's required for this position

* Some experience in painting/decorating and small household repairs welcome but not mandatory
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Good time keeping
* Be respectful of volunteers, clients and their homes

  • Personable Skills
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 3hrs Fortnightly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin various locations

Screening details for this role:

  • 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

The rewarding feeling of brightening and improving the living environment of people in just a few hours. The chance to contribute towards the local community. The opportunity to work with a strong volunteer group of willing able men & women. Meet people.

Getting there

Most jobs take place within the Dublin City catchment area. Volunteers with transportation can go directly, those without can avail of a lift from city centre whenever necessary.

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Lydia Capitano
  • Organisation: Dublin Local Group
  • Email:
  • Phone: 01 855 1011
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