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Holistic Therapist

Finglas Addiction Support Team (FAST)

About Finglas Addiction Support Team (FAST)

FAST is a community based initiative providing information, support and counselling for those affected by drug and alcohol misuse. Through fostering belief in the person’s potential for change and focusing on the value they have as people, we have witnessed individuals emerging from isolation and despair into able, confident people realising their ability to participate in their families and their communities.

What's Involved

FAST continuously strive to develop our service in different ways and lead the way is addiction treatment. We want people with mental health and addiction issues to get the right kind of treatment when they initially present, meeting expectations of our participants requires a responsive service where every engagement counts towards a meaningful individul.

Holistic approach for supporting clients of FAST with their substance misuse; holistic massage, Indian head or another, sports massage, reki, meditation etc.

FAST work with adult people with addiction and mental health issues. Holistic services are provided in group and one to one sessions.

What's required for this position

The person must have a qualification in holistic work and interest in working with people who are in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders.

  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
FAST 2a Wellmount Road, Finglas, Dublin 11

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The benefits will to gain experience working with multi d team , to be included in training. To support people on the path of recovery. The use of a purpose built holistic clinic.

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