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Afterschool Volunteer: Homework & Activity Club


Afterschool Volunteer: Homework & Activity Club

Project Coordinator Rahoon Family Centre


At a Glance

  • Start Date:03/09/2017
  • End Date:27/07/2018
  • Closing date:27/07/2018
  • Post Updated:28/09/2017
  • Min Hours:2 hours
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:No specific requirements, we only require a positive social inclusion approach to working with Young People.


Our setting is focused on providing 

  • Principles of family support 
  • Social support 
  • Social inclusion 
  • Facilitating our young participants to develop, their social, emotional and cognitive development, within our inclusive setting. 
  • We are a child centred facility - which endorses a positive approach to behaviour  

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

  • Assist Team Leaders in providing age appropriate activities and games to our participants 
  • Adhere to our settings aims & objectives, by supporting the development of the young people, through a positive child centred approach. 
  • Complete our Garda Vetting form 
  • Provide character references, from tutors or employers 

Skills required for this role:

No specific skills, we only require 

  • a positive attitude 
  • a sense of fun 
  • follow the aims and objectives of our ethos 

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Monday & Tuesday: 2.30pm -4.30 pm Wednesday, Thursday: 3.00pm - 5.00pm Friday: 3:00pm / 5:00pm At the RFC we appreciate your busy schedule and need to prioritise your studies, therefore we facilitate you by enabling you to pick your choice of volunteering! In addition, we provide gaps in your service to prepare for exams during your 1st & 2nd semester.

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
CV is beneficial but not a requirement However, we do require * 2 character references , one from tutor and employer or the equivalent * Potential volunteer to complete a Garda Vetting form


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Sylvia O'Connor

Address: Project Coordinator Rahoon Family Centre , 44 Droim Chaoin, Bishop O'Donnell Road, Galway


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