About Cara Cheshire House - Cheshire Ireland
Cheshire Ireland provides a range of support services to people with both physical and neurological conditions in their homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in stand alone respite facilities. We provide our services to people often with very complex and high support needs.
We are currently looking for a volunteer to work with a specific resident within our care named Ian. Ian is a non-verbal male wheelchair user who happens to be very fond of Comic-Books, Science-Fiction, Television and the Fantastic Genre in general. He likes staff to read him Marvel / DC Comics and go to Comic Events. We would love to find a volunteer with drawing, painting and design skills, to come visit Ian in our residential center and help him design a comic where he is the Super-Hero or main protagonist!
What's required for this position
We are looking for outgoing, confident enthusiastic people with skills and knowledge in drawing, painting designing to help Ian participate in that goal. Garda Vetting and CV is required.
- Architecture/ Design
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Cara Cheshire House, Upper Glen Road, Phoenix Park
Google Map Location
Screening details for this role:
- Formal Interview
- Garda Vetting
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
It will be a great human experience, an opportunity for artistic creativity and practice and an achievement for you and Ian.
Dublin Bus routes; 25, 25a, 25b, 26, 66
Close to Chapelizod Road gate or Chapelizod pedestrian entrance to Phoenix Park