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.
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 members 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:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 6 months
Hours required: 5hrs Monthly
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
Dublin, Cork, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kildare, Longford
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Initial induction and training
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will get to meet new and interesting people with varying levels of ability