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Outreach Van Volunteer


About Ruhama

Ruhama is a national voluntary organisation based in Dublin that works to provide frontline supports to women affected by prostitution and victims of sex trafficking. We offer a range of confidential and non-judgemental services including outreach, advocacy, education and development programmes and counselling.

What's Involved

- Carry out 3 outreach shifts per month, at least one weeknight and one weekend night (Fri or Sat), and attend monthly team meeting (last Weds of each month)
- Provide non judgemental, non directive support and information to women regarding other services available within Ruhama
- Perform Outreach in accordance with Van Outreach Guidelines and Health and Safety Procedures
- Record appropriate data and submit Outreach Van Forms to Ruhama Administrative Staff
- When possible notify your supervisor at least 48 hours if you cannot attend a rostered shift
- Participate in training and supervision provided

Closing Date for 2018 Applications:
Closing Date for Volunteer Application forms is August 20th 2018.

Further information about volunteering with us is also available on our website here

What's required for this position

- Good listening skills
- an interest in women’s issues
- empathetic
- Non judgmental and non directive
- A full driving licence and access to a car
- This role is only open to women

  • Advocacy/ Lobbyist
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Phone Support/ Information Giver

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 2 years

Hours required: 10hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
25 Cork Street, Dublin 8

Also available in these counties
Dublin - South Dublin County, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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