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Hairdresser / Barber


About Depaul

Depaul is a homeless charity providing accommodation and support through hostels and outreach services. Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations such as the society of St Vincent de Paul.

What's Involved

Supporting Homeless services in cutting, styling and grooming male and female service users to encourage self care and boost self esteem.

Who doesn't want to feel gorgeous now and then ? This is a chance to lift the confidence and improve the self esteem of men and women living in a homeless hostel in Dublin city centre who are directly affected by homelessness.

Volunteer Induction will take place on Saturday 6th April.

What's required for this position

You will need a good sense of humour, imagination and creativity, excellent communication skills and the ability to work along the hostel staff as part of the wider team.
Ability to follow hygiene, Health & Safety guidance as well as the ability to dye, cut and style hair.

  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 2hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin City Centre locations

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Working in a unique setting and being part of a professional team in a values led organisation. Supporting the staff in working to improve the confidence, self esteem and well being of the residents of the hostel.

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