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Snooker Outing Companion


About WALK

WALK is a progressive organisation where people who have intellectual disabilities are supported to live self determined lives within socially inclusive communities. Offering person centred services to over 200 people with disabilities in Dublin, WALK is highly recognised for its commitment to the provision of superior quality services. WALK is an innovative, forward thinking organisation that is renowned for leading change within the community and voluntary sector.

What's Involved

Do you enjoy playing snooker? Would you be interested in accompanying someone in a game of snooker? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for someone to meet with a man, living in the Templeogue area, and go on a game of snooker. Your involvement will not only support this man to achieve his personal goals and widen his social network, but will also provide you with the opportunity to create a new friendship with someone who is social and loves to chat about snooker and other sports, such as football and darts.

What's required for this position

This role would suit a male who is able to play snooker and is interested in snooker, and sport in general. A driver would be a bonus, however it is not a necessity.

• Sense of Humour

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Darcy McGee's Pub, Wellington Ln, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Other location details:
Templeogue, D6W

Also available in these counties
Dublin - South Dublin County

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 25

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

This is a very rewarding opportunity, helping someone to widen their social networks, achieve their personal goals and to build new friendships.

Getting there

Buses 150, 54A stop outside the complex.

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