About Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA)
The Irish Wheelchair Association is a national organisation dedicated to the achievement of full social, economic and educational integration of people with disability as equal, independent and participative members of the community.
Would you like to be more active in your community and volunteer your driving skills??
The IWA youth service in Dublin needs a driver for our monthly disco in Clontarf. The disco takes place on the 2nd Thursday of every month and we pick up young people from all over Dublin to come to Clontarf for an evening of fun and music.
Driver will be supported by a personal assistant and training will be provided.
Hours are from approx. 6pm-1am on 2nd Thursday of each month.
What's required for this position
The main requirement of this role is to have a 'D'
or 'D1' licence and to be proficient at driving such vehicles. Experience of working alongside / with people with disabilities is preferred but not essential. An outgoing personality and a flexible attitude is required.
- Personable Skills
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 year
Hours required: 7hrs Monthly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Lucan and Clontarf.
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Fun filled role working with a great variety of young people, supporting them to have some social time away from the families and primary care givers.
Newcastle Road, Lucan.