About Volunteer Stroke Scheme Louth
The Volunteer Stroke Scheme (VSS) is a not for profit organisation which was set up in 1983 to cater for the needs of stroke patients and their families. The mission of the VSS is to develop world class support services for stroke survivors throughout Ireland. We have four Dublin based clubs where groups meet on a weekly basis and participate in therapeutic type activities, as well as physiotherapy sessions. Annual Holidays, Outings and Christmas Parties are also held.
The Louth Volunteer Stroke Scheme is weekly social/support group for people who have survived a stroke.
The VSS group runs once per week, on Wednesday mornings from 11am - 1pm.
We are seeking volunteer drivers to collect a VSS member at their home locally and drive them to the meeting, as well as return the person to their home. Volunteers will be required to use their own car.
Your support will be very much appreciated and will mean that a person who currently cannot attend due to transport difficulties can be included in the VSS weekly group.
What's required for this position
Patience, understanding and awareness of the affects of stroke. Full licence and your own car.
- Community Development/ Social work
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 1hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Holy Family Community Centre, Ballsgrove, Drogheda, Co Louth
Other location details:
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?