About North West Hospice
The North West Hospice provides specialist palliative care services for people living with life-limiting illness in our community. We cover Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and West Cavan.
The person would offer simple, relaxing and comforting massage treatments for people staying with us in the hospice. To have a friendly, respectful manner in all dealings and to be able to uphold confidentiality.
What's required for this position
the volunteer would need to be fully qualified and experienced in giving massages. the person needs to fully insured and ideally member of massage association in Ireland. The person needs to feel comfortable to be around people who are living with a life limiting illness and end of life care. They will need to be a good listener and have good communication skills.
- Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 year
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
North West Hospice
The Mall, Sligo
Other location details:
Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo
Also available in these counties
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
The volunteer will be part of the hospice team and gain insight and experiences around end of life care through their volunteering. They will receive support in their volunteering, and if required references
Beside Sligo Regional Hospital