About Solas Project
Solas Project is a charity (CHY 17385) based in Dublin 8. Our vision is to see communities rejuvenated. We aim to do this by equipping and building up young people to overcome all limitations imposed on them by social and educational disadvantage through the adventure of discovering their abilities and self-worth.
ABOUT THE YARD
The Yard is a social enterprise with the aim to equip young people with skills and knowledge that will empower them to fulfill their personal and professional potential.
Our aim to create an environment that builds and strengthens participants' abilities with the ultimate goal of increasing opportunity for employment. Projects in The Yard improve skills and awareness by demonstrating the benefits of teamwork. We share a common goal and measure outcomes to encourage growth in self-awareness.
WHAT'S INVOLVED IN THIS ROLE?
› Supporting our Youth Cultivator to run the programme.
› Building relationships with a difficult cohort of young people in a challenging setting.
› Supervising groups of children and young people partaking in wood turning workshops.
What's required for this position
› Wood turning experience or practice
› A sense of enthusiasm and energy.
› Someone who is reliable, patient, resilient and flexible.
- Community Development/ Social work
- Education/ Training
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
- Trades/ Operative/ Manual
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 month
Hours required: 4hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
40 Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8
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
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
This is a great opportunity to connect with a small team of people with similar interests. It's a good opportunity to develop leadership skills and give back to the community. You'll be making an impact!
Red Line Luas to Fatima. Bus to Cork street or Thomas st