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Outreach Volunteer

Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH)

About Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH)

ICHH currently feed up to 100 rough sleepers in the Dublin area at night. At ICHH we strive to provide Dublin's rough sleepers with a frontline service of hot drinks, food, sleeping bags, clothing advice and support.
Inner City Helping Homeless was formed in November 2013 to combat the ever growing homeless crisis that was clearly evident across the city of Dublin.

What's Involved

Please note: recruitment of new volunteers on hold due to Covid-19

Volunteers are required to be part of a team providing outreach services one night out of five from 10.45pm to 1.15am. This involves being part of a team, distributing hot drinks and food to the homeless on the north and south side of city. This task is carried out on foot.

Further information about Inner City Helping Homeless

What's required for this position

Empathetic - Non-Judgemental - Friendly-Good Listener

  • Advocacy/ Lobbyist
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin 1 -2

Other location details:
Dublin inner City and immediate surrounding areas

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

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

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will benefit by being part of a team and participating directly with those affected with homelessness.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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