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.
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:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
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
- Insurance cover