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Monthly Wellness Session Volunteer (Basic Massage volunteer)


About Crosscare Crosscare is the social care agency of the Dublin Archdiocese delivering services to those who need them most within the greater Dublin area, working to relieve poverty and serve the needs of the poor and marginalised in the Archdiocese of Dublin. We offer a range of programmes based on innovative approaches to meet new and emerging needs for those affected by homelessness, the needs of young people, and the development of community driven services.

What's Involved

Everyone deserves a treat! Through offering your skills just one morning or afternoon a month you will be helping to encourage clients to look after their wellbeing by taking care and treating themselves! We hope that by taking little steps in self-care will make big differences in emotional wellbeing. Most importantly it is great fun in a relaxing environment meeting lovely people from all walks of life! The Tasks involve:

• To provide light massage to male & female clients. This would be done fully clothed and as part of pamper session group e.g. hand/neck/shoulders Hairdresser/Barber
• To engage with clients in friendly conversation and chat
• To help create a positive sociable atmosphere during pampering session
• To advise clients on well being and relaxation

What's required for this position

Qualified Masseuse

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 4hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Crosscare Community College, Arran Quay, Dublin 7

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Kildare, Louth, Meath

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

• Gain experience volunteering in Crosscare community space, meeting people from all walks of life in a positive volunteer & staff team environment
• Access to Crosscare Community College courses & in-house training (optional )

Getting there

Parking on site. 1 minute from Smithfield Luas stop

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