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Sewing / Craft Tutor


About Ruhama

Ruhama is a national voluntary organisation based in Dublin that works to provide frontline supports to women affected by prostitution and victims of sex trafficking. We offer a range of confidential and non-judgemental services including outreach, advocacy, education and development programmes and counselling.

What's Involved

- Teach an adult sewing class beginner and intermediate sewing skills
- In conjunction with the group develop specific projects of interest
- To notify your supervisor at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend an appointment
- Attend team meetings
- Participate in training and supervision provided
- Be part of creating a safe environment for the client in Ruhama
- Report your volunteer hours and progress to supervisor on a monthly basis

Volunteer Information Session
For further information, please come along to our information session on 27th June at 6.30pm, 25 Cork Street, Dublin 8, D08YD91

Closing Date for 2018 Applications:
Closing Date for Volunteer Application forms is the July 31st 2018.

Further information about volunteering with us is also available on our website here

What's required for this position

- A qualification and / or excellent knowledge of sewing and how to complete sewing projects
- Ideally group work facilitation skills from a community development perspective
- Experience working with vulnerable / marginalised groups an advantage
- Flexibility and an understanding of the Community and Voluntary Sector

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 2 years

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
25 Cork Street Dublin 8

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
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

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