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Assisting Children with Disabilities


Assisting Children with Disabilities

Enable Ireland Mayo Services


At a Glance

  • Start Date:15/01/2019
  • End Date:30/06/2019
  • Closing date:30/06/2019
  • Post Updated:15/01/2019
  • Min Hours:2 hours p/w
  • Role Type:Mentoring/Befriending

Requirements:Garda Vetting


Volunteers are asked to give two hours a week to volunteer with a child receiving services from Enable Ireland Mayo Services, we ask volunteers to commit to a minimum of 6 months volunteering. Volunteers and service users are matched based on location and common interests and hobbies.

All volunteers are Garda Vetted. Full training is provided. There are regular check-ins and support provided to all volunteers. This is a hugely rewarding role where you can really see the difference you make to a child with a disability and their family.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

Roles vary to meet the needs of the child and their family but some examples of ways volunteers might help out could include - helping a child with a disability with their homework, enabling them to attend extra curricular activities with their peers, take them to the cinema as well as a variety of other things.

Volunteers usually work one-to-one with a child within their home, within their community and at our service centre based in Castlebar. You may volunteer on a weekly basis or for our one off events

Skills required for this role:

Full training is provided. You should have an interest in working with the children that require our services

Details of time commitment needed for role:
We ask volunteers to give 2 hours of their time each week for a minimum of a six month period.

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Volunteers will be asked to follow Enable Ireland's Volunteer Application Process.


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

Name: Danielle McDonnell

Address: Enable Ireland Mayo Services, Safari Club, Unit 12, N5 Business Park, Moneen, Castlebar, Co. Mayo


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