AIG FZ Forza Irish Open 2021
- Sports & Recreation
Requirements:Interest in working with children, enjoys children, empathy and patience
This is your chance to be part of something bigger working towards providing equal opportunities for young people in Ireland today. For this community that looks like providing a consistent, home away from home, safe place for children to come to every day after school.
The children aged 5 - 12 come from challenging backgrounds. 'The Club' is a place for them to grow and flourish. A place where they can discover their strengths. A place where they can dream about their future and know that they are loved.
As a volunteer, you'll be inspired in the process of getting to know each of the individual children seeing the impact that a consistent secure environment can have on their, sometimes, turbulent lives.
What will I gain?
This is a perfect opportunity to gain experience for youth work, social work, teaching, psychology, community development or childcare. Many of our volunteers are studying, have flexible working hours or simply volunteer because they want to give back, and they enjoy it! It is a rewarding experience.
If you are interested in this volunteer role, please apply below and we will be in touch.
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
SUMMARY: your role is to be there for the children, engage with them, listen to their stories, ask them questions, laugh with them and try not to take anything personally remembering that they are children.
Skills required for this role:
We are looking for someone who…
A prior exposure to either young people or vulnerable people in a disadvantaged context is a great advantage but not a requirement for this role.
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon 1:45pm /2pm - 6.30pm
Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Solas Project Application form, cover letter, Garda Vetting and names of two references to be contacted.
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Emily McVicker
Address: Solas Project, 40 Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8
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