About Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre
Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre works towards breaking down isolation and achieving equality for families living in Ballymun. We create opportunities for recreation, education and training. We encourage positive stress management and the development of new skills.
We are looking for volunteers to work with and support young people with their homework. The homework clubs are aimed at young people struggling with their education. Young people are identified within their schools and referred to us by the Home-school Liaison Teachers.
Our aim is to build confidence and social skills.We also incorporate fun learning activities; art and craft, computers and drama in to the programme.
You will support the community development in the everyday running of the homework club, which is run Monday and Wednesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm. You will basically be helping children with daily homework assignments and engaging with them in recreational activities.
What's required for this position
Good level of Education especially with skills in English and Maths. Good communication skills. Experience with working with children would be an advantage. Enthusiastic and empathetic people who would be able to commit to two hours per week.
- Community Development/ Social work
- Education/ Training
- Personable Skills
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre, Shangan Green, Ballymun, Dublin 9
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
The volunteers will gain practical experience working with young people and in community development.
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