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The Salvation Army - Granby Lifehouse

About The Salvation Army - Granby Lifehouse

The Salvation Army's Granby Lifehouse is more than a hostel or shelter for the night. At a Lifehouse we get people their life back. We provide housing for individuals who have been socially excluded. The Salvation Army has a long history of working with people who are vulnerable and marginalised in every community.

What's Involved

Do you enjoy going to the cinema or theatre? Would you be interested in accompanying someone who enjoys the same? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for someone to accompany a man aged 68 on occasional trips to the cinema or theatre in Dublin City.

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.

More about Us
The Salvation Army in Dublin has four lifehouses offering practical support to men and women of all ages.
There are more than 7000 homeless people in Ireland, the majority are single adults but there has been an increasing number of families presenting as homelessness in recent months. Breaking the cycle of homelessness is difficult and we constantly seek innovative ways to address this and support people in changing their lives.

What's required for this position

This role would suit someone with an interest in going to the cinema and / or theatre.
Friendly and caring type of person.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 3hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin City Centre

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Reimbursement of expenses

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 21

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 network, achieve their personal goals and to build new friendships.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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