About Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland (JRS)
Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland's mission is to accompany, advocate and serve the cause of refugees and forcibly displaced persons worldwide.
We are seeking a volunteer to facilitate our Beauty group to run in our newly developed resource room, ‘Seomra Fáilte’.
The group is for women who are newly arrived to Ireland and wish to develop some skills in an enjoyable and welcoming atmosphere.
Groups will involve around 10-15 women and participants may change from week to week. Participants will come from diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences and you will need to engage with them in a supportive manner and respect difference. Some participants may also have limited English.
If this sounds like something you would be good at, we would love to hear from you!
What's required for this position
- Demonstrated technical skill in nails and makeup is required along with relevant qualifications.
- Students of these skills who have not yet completed their qualifications are also welcome to apply provided they have demonstrated skills and experience.
- Materials can be provided by us.
- Punctuality and reliability are essential.
- Proficiency in languages other than English would be a great asset, but is not essential.
As a volunteer with Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland you will also be expected to respect the rights, dignity and worth of all of our service users and aim to empower and encourage them while making them feel that the community cares about them.
- Education/ Training
- Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
- 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: 1hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Balseskin Reception Centre,
St. Margaret's Road, Dublin 11.
Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal, Louth, Meath
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
This is a great opportunity for a volunteer to be involved with a unique project aimed at promoting wellbeing among newly arrived asylum seekers. This is also a great opportunity to develop your skills in teaching or gain work experience in this area.
Dublin Bus no. 83, parking available on-site.