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Become a Play Volunteer with Children in Hospital Ireland


Become a Play Volunteer with Children in Hospital Ireland

Children In Hospital Ireland


At a Glance

  • Start Date:09/08/2023
  • Closing date:31/10/2023
  • Post Updated:15/08/2023
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:• References • Must be over 18 • Irish Garda Vetting • International police clearance for anywhere you have lived 6 months or more


Children in Hospital Ireland (CIH Ireland) is a national organisation that provides volunteer-led play services in hospitals, thereby easing the experience of hospitalisation for children and their families. CIH Ireland has almost 300 volunteers across 14 hospitals nationwide. Play activities include arts and crafts, board games, story time and more.

CIH Ireland are recruiting volunteers this autumn for:

  • Mayo University Hospital
  • Sligo University Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny
  • Galway University Hospital
  • Dublin hospitals – CHI at Crumlin, CHI at Connolly, CHI at Tallaght, CHI at Temple Street, National Rehabilitation Centre.

CIH Ireland are looking for volunteers to dedicate 2 hours a week for morning, afternoon or evening shifts. Volunteers must be 18 years or older. Full training and support will be provided. For more information, please visit

To register your interest, please apply below.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week


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

Name: Julia Dressler

Address: Children In Hospital Ireland, Suite 113 4-5 Burton Hall Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18


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