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.
A number of our services are looking for volunteers to facilitate yoga sessions, meditation, mindfulness or other such activities to encourage a sense of well-being among service users.
Volunteer Induction will take place on Wednesday, 29th May at 5.30pm.
What's required for this position
Experience in leading Exercise / Meditation / Holistic Therapy activities.
Patience, good communication & listening skills.
Ability to engage those with low self esteem and lack of motivation and to adapt activities as necessary to service users with physical or mental health issues.
- Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 year
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
D1 & D8
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City
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
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Support, recognition and personal development.
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