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Volunteer Stroke Scheme

About Volunteer Stroke Scheme

We 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.

What's Involved

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
  • Respite breaks
  • Board Games
  • Cards
  • Boccia
  • Guest Speakers
  • Musical Mornings
  • 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:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role

    MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    Morning
    Afternoon
    Evening

    Minimum time commitment: Flexible

    Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Dundrum, Dublin 16 (Tue)
    Dun Laoghaire (Tue)
    Castleknock (Wed)
    St Bernadette’s Parish Centre, Crumlin, Dublin 12 (Thurs)
    Whitehal (Thurs)
    Naas, Co. Kildare (Mon)
    Quaker Meeting House Churchtown Dublin 14

    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
    • Supervision
    • Initial induction and training
    • Insurance cover

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Great personal satisfaction from helping a stroke patient with their rehabilitation.

    Apply Now Click the apply now button to register your interest in this opportunity.
    • This opportunity is posted by:
    • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
    Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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