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.
Minimum commitment six months.
What's required for this position
Training will be given for this role.
- Community Development/ Social work
- 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: 4hrs Monthly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin - north and southside
We have several locations as detailed above
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
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Get to meet new people and appreciate how people with disabilities cope.