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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

Closing Date for 2018 Applications:
Closing Date for Volunteer Application forms is the August 20th 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?

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