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Day Care Centre Assistant

Alzheimers Society - Monaghan Branch

About Alzheimers Society - Monaghan Branch

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers.

We run a day care service at Drumkill Day Care Centre, Threemilehouse each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The service includes meals, activities and crafts.

What's Involved

Providing supervision for service users.

Helping with activities including crafts or games.

Chatting with service users and helping them at meal times if needed.

The volunteer could also help in the kitchen and with cleaning if they like. Hours - We are open from 10.30 to 3.30 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Volunteers are welcome to volunteer for a whole day or part of a day. The minimum commitment is one two hour shift per week.

What's required for this position

Patient and friendly person with an interest in helping older people. A Fetac level 5 Carer's qualification or equivalent would be ideal, but is not essential.

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Monaghan
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