About Cope Foundation
COPE Foundation provides a comprehensive range of services to persons with intellectual disability and/or autism through a network of community based supports at over 65 locations in Cork city and county. These supports include early intervention, education, training, leisure, sports, arts, supported employment as well a specialised health and world-class multidisciplinary and residential supports.
Cope Foundation would like a volunteer to play music and sing songs with a group of elderly residents in our retirement home in Montenotte on Tuesday and/or Thursday afternoons from 2.30 to 4 pm.
What's required for this position
The volunteer will need to be able to play a musical instrument, have good communication skills and an interest in interacting with people who have an intellectual disability.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 2hrs
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
The volunteer will get a chance to gain experience with people who have an intellectual disability. A musician with an interest in Music Therapy would gain a lot from this role.