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Inner city children's summer Project Helper

Solas Project

About Solas Project Solas Project is a charity (CHY 17385) based in Dublin 8. Our vision is to see communities rejuvenated. We aim to do this by equipping and building up young people to overcome all limitations imposed on them by social and educational disadvantage through the adventure of discovering their abilities and self-worth.

What's Involved

Are you free for one week this Summer? Looking for experience with young people or children in a social / community focused context?

Join us for one week (or more) this summer as we run a 5 week programme of fun and adventure for children aged 6 – 13. It’s a great way to provide a constructive, productive but most importantly an enjoyable time for the children to spend the long summer holidays!

What's involved in this role?

- Having fun with them!
- Helping supervise children during travel to/from destination and during activities.
- Helping with children on transport from city centre
- Water activities, sports and teamwork.

What's required for this position

We are looking for someone who:

- Enjoys interacting and playing with children.
- Brings a sense of enthusiasm and energy.
- Is reliable, patient, resilient and flexible.
- Wants to contribute to creating a caring and safe environment.
- Gently encourages all children to participate in and enjoy their day.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Education/ Training
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Other
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 week

Hours required: 10hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin 8 area

Other location details:
Meeting at Basin Lane Dublin 8

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

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • 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

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Getting there

Accessible on Red line Luas (Fatima or Saint James' Hospital stops) and bus line

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