About Volunteer Stroke Scheme
Volunteer Stroke Scheme facilitate Stroke Support Groups which provide an opportunity for Stroke Survivors to come together on a weekly basis.
As well as providing emotional support, the VSS clubs provide physiotherapy and brain challenging activities such quizzes, musical mornings, scrabble, and card games such as bridge.
We are looking for volunteers who will assist our Coordinator to run the Group and assist our stoke patients with the activities. We would also very much welcome other skills or interests you might have such as music, arts and crafts or computers etc.The Clubs run from 10am to 12:30pm.
Activities of the Support Groups are varied and can include:
Group physiotherapy sessions
Counselling for Patient, Spouse & Family
Day trips and outings
Tea/Coffee & a Chat!
What's required for this position
If you are patient, empathetic and a people-person we would love to hear from you.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 3hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin 12, 14, 5, 15.
St. Bernadettes Parish Centre, Crumlin D 12
Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum D 14
Our Lady's Parish Hall Castleknock D 15
Scout's Hall Larch Hill, off Collins Ave, D 5
Naas, Co kIldare
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Kildare
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Great personal satisfaction from helping a stroke patient with their rehabilitation.