About St John of God Community Services Liffey Region
Our Vision is a society inspired by Hospitality, where the potential of each individual is achieved. We work to support and empower people with intellectual disability to be active participants in the community in which they live. We provide a range of day, educational, residential and respite services for over 850 children and adults. Our services are based in North Kildare and South West Dublin. Further information here ...
Do you have a couple of hours to spare one evening a week? Would you like to get more involved in your community?
You could be a member of our Social Club supporting men and women with an Intellectual Disability. It will involve engaging socially with the men and women in the club, supervising them, helping with teas and coffees, art and crafts, playing pool, DJing and then cleaning up after the club. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun!
What's required for this position
Good human empathy and interpersonal skills.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- 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:
St John of God Centre, Islandbridge, Dublin 8
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
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
You will meet new people in a fun environment and we hope you find the experience life enriching.
It is located beside the memorial gardens close to the Phoenix Park. All buses going to Maynooth, Palmerstown, Leixlip and Celbridge go close by. It is 10 minutes walk from the Suir Rd Luas Stop