About Ballyphehane Day Centre for the Elderly
To provide nursing care, an outlet for the socially isolated and to provide a break for carers of frail elderly relatives. We aim to provide a warm and caring day center for our clients, and stimulate them through the arts and social interaction.
Volunteers are required to play music and/or sing, do story telling for elderly day care clients. To create a good atmosphere, and have good knowledge of and ability to play Irish traditional music, to encourage the elderly clients to join in, dance and sing for up to 2 hours.
What's required for this position
Musical and instrumental ability, confidence to play and/or sing to people. Knowledge of Traditional Irish music.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ballyphehane, Co. Cork
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will improve their confidence in their musical abilities by performing and playing music to a crowd of people.