About Irish Cancer Society
The Irish Cancer Society is the national charity dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer through patient care, research and education. The main work of the Society is the delivery of nursing services to patients with cancer throughout Ireland. These services include; funding hospital based Oncology Liaison Nurses, community based Night Nursing for patients in their home, and Home Care Nursing teams. The Society operates a FreeFone Cancer Helpline, staffed by fully qualified nurses. This Cancer Helpline receives almost 6,000 calls annually.
Additionally the Society is the largest single voluntary supporter of cancer research in Ireland. Our annual spend on cancer research is now €2.3 million. Our cancer research activities are managed through Cancer Research Ireland, which is our research division. We rely on thousands of dedicated volunteers from around the country to help with our fundraising activities, the largest of which is our annual Daffodil Day.
Working on the shop floor and sorting room, maintaining shop floor standards. Serving and interacting with customers. Hanging, tagging and steaming clothes in the sorting room.
We would like assistance for a minimum of 3.5 hours, from 10.00am to 1.30pm and/or from 1.30pm to 5.00pm.
Further information about volunteering with our Charity Shops.
What's required for this position
Flexible, reliable, trustworthy, ability to work within a team and on own initiative. Friendly and enthusiastic manner
- Personable Skills
- Retail/ Customer Service
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 month
Hours required: 3hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
69 Lower Camden st, Dublin 2
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
- Learning Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Valuable retail expierence, development of customer care skills, till expierence, working on your own initiative and as part of a team