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Kitchen Porter

Henrietta Senior Citizens Services

About Henrietta Senior Citizens Services

We believe that each Older Person living in the area has a right to a service that is welcoming and homely.
We are committed to providing a service that is caring and respectful of the dignity of each person.
We aim at all times to create a warm atmosphere where spiritual values, social interaction, enjoyment, trust and friendship are nourished.
We strive to provide a service that is professional in every way.
We believe in justice for all people.

What's Involved

We are looking for 5 volunteers to do 1 day a week, 10am-2pm.

- Washing dishes,
- Operating dishwasher,
- Setting/clearing tables,
- Mopping floor,
- Visiting with clients.

What's required for this position

Although this position is in the kitchen, we are looking for someone with a cheery disposition who enjoys talking with older people.
Our kitchen is on display to the dining area and all volunteers and staff are encouraged to interact with our clients. Teamwork is a must and the ability to put a smile on people's faces.

Must be willing to be Garda vetted and complete a child protection course online.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
9 Henrietta St, Dublin 1

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City

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
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

We are a community based organisation with a positive working environment.

Getting there

We are located a 5 minute walk from the Dominick St stop on the Green Luas line and 10 minutes from OConnell Street.

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