About Rotary Club Drogheda
Drogheda Rotary Club meets on Mondays at 1pm, right in the heart of the town in the Westcourt Hotel, in West Street. The club has around 30 members, who meet over lunch to discuss various charity, fundraising and other Rotary & non Rotary related issues. During lunch the weekly rota for the long established,successful and busy Meals on Wheels service is also highlighted.
We are always delighted to invite visiting Rotarians,their friends and partners, whether they are from other Irish or overseas Rotary clubs. We are also delighted to welcome prospective new members. We would encourage you to come along to one of our meetings to find out more about Rotary, our local & International projects. See if you like us to determine whether Rotary Club of Drogheda has something to offer you. Once a month, we hold a formal Council meeting, where each council member is asked to present on his/her programme of work.
One of the regular activities at our weekly lunch meetings is to invite Guest Speakers to come in and talk to us. We have had an exciting array of fascinating speakers from local Dragon Gavin Duffy to MEP Mairead McGuiness and crime journalist Paul Williams.
Our Meals On Wheels service has been in operation now for almost 46 years. It was introduced in 1971 and was the first service of it’s kind in the country. Since the establishment of this much-needed social service, Drogheda Rotary Club prepares and delivers over 50 hot meals, three times a week (totalling over 150 meals) to the elderly and incapacitated in the local community.
Drogheda Rotary Club provides three Remembrance Trees located on West Street, Tesco Extra and Laurence Shopping Centre where members of the public can remember loved ones who have passed away. Volunteers are being sought to assist with the West Street and Tesco Extra trees, which are in aid of Alzheimers Society Drogheda Branch and the Red Door Project, respectively
Volunteers are required to assist the public with writing messages, tying them to the Remembrance Tree and collecting donations..
Volunteers are needed from 10am to 8pm between 18th and 24th December. Volunteers will help out for 2-3 hour shifts and all help is appreciated.
What's required for this position
A people person, friendly, reliable, honest, polite & helpful to public.
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Once Off
Hours required: 3hrs Once off
Location of volunteering opportunity:
West Street, Laurence Shopping Centre, Tesco Extra
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Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
- Learning Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?