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Social Activities Volunteer

Caring & Sharing Association

About Caring & Sharing Association

Caring and Sharing Association (CASA) works to develop friendships and provide respite and social outlets for people with disabilities. We are unique in that we work with and support people with all disabilities - physical, sensory and intellectual - of all ages and from all backgrounds.

What's Involved

CASA is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join its social groups. These groups are based on both sides of Dublin City, in addition to Cork, Maynooth, Longford, Bray and Loughrea.

Volunteers are asked to attend one social activity a month usually on a Sunday afternoon between two and six o'clock, to support a CASA member. No experience needed, just bags of enthusiasm. All events supervised. CASA organises social activities for its member's with physical and/or intellectual disability.
Minimum commitment six months.

What's required for this position

To be a CASA volunteer it helps to be patient, open, friendly, a good communicator and respectful of where each individual is coming from. The emphasis is on communication, friendship, support and fun.

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 5hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin Northside and Southside. Our events take place in various locations.

Other location details:
Dublin Northside, Southside, Blackrock, Bray, Maynooth, Cork, Loughrea, Longford

Also available in these counties
Cork, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kildare, Longford, Wicklow

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:

  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will get to meet new and interesting people with varying levels of ability

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