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Volunteer Co-ordinator

Sharing the Journey

About Sharing the Journey

Sharing the Journey is a parent led organisation, offering support to all parents and families of Deaf and hard of hearing children, irrespective of communication, education.

What's Involved

Sharing the Journey is a totally volunteer organisation. Over the past four years we have grown from a local support group to a National support network, supporting parents of Deaf and Hard-of-hearing children throughout Ireland.

We now need a dedicated Volunteer Co-ordinator to take responsibility for recruiting, processing, orientation, training and support of our expanding volunteer team. Based at our Parent Resource Centre, The Volunteer Co-ordinator will work closely with our Executive Committee to develop a comprehensive Volunteer Policy.

What's required for this position

The ideal person will have some Admin or HR skills and a willingness to work in a learning and developing environment. Training will be provided.

  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Marian Campus, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7

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

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Sharing the Journey is a supportive, progressive, rapidly expanding organisation. Our volunteers gain experience of Deaf awareness, Irish Sign Language, experience based learning and reflective practice.

Getting there

Dublin Bus 120 stops outside

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