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Exercise / Meditation / Holistic Therapy

Depaul

About Depaul

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.

What's Involved

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:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
D1 & D8

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • 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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Support, recognition and personal development.

Getting there

Luas, Dart and Dublin Bus

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