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Music Club Volunteer

Ballymun Regional Youth Resource

About Ballymun Regional Youth Resource

Ballymun Regional Youth Resource BRYR, is a professional Youth Work organisation in a purpose built youth facility with 40 staff and volunteers, students, young leaders and EVS. We offer support, variety, fun and a purposeful experience with young people 10-24yrs of age.

What's Involved

The person will work with other staff and volunteers in the Tuesday Music Club. There are 3 sessions according ages of 10-12s, 13-14yrs and 15yrs+. The programme varies throughout the year but the volunteer will support our band room, drumming, guitars, singing, djing, rapping, participation in youth gigs etc as appropriate. The volunteer can participate in specific projects or on an on-going basis.

Application
To apply for this role please complete our online volunteer application form

What's required for this position

The person needs to have demonstrated musical skills. These could be in relation to instruments, singing, DJing, recording, musical events.
The Music Club programme varies as the interest and ability of the young people changes. Other skills include:
a) an ability to engage with young people aged 10-14yrs of age- good interpersonal skills
b) good active listening skills
c) knowledge of /empathy with the issues young people face in their lives
d) knowledge of the dynamic of the Ballymun community
e) suitable qualities include empathy, patience, supportiveness, motivation; an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude; being dependable, adaptable, honest.

Finally, the person needs to be a person who is able to work from ‘where the young person is at’

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Reco, Sillogue Road Ballymun, Dublin 11

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Fingal, Louth, Meath

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

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
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
No

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

BRYR, a professional Youth Work organisation is located in a purpose built youth facility with 40 staff supported by volunteers, students, young leaders and EVS. We offer the vol a supported, fun and varied experience with young people 10-24yrs of age.

Getting there

Dublin Bus 13
Google maps location co-ordinates: 53.396373,-6.2697827

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