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Day Care Centre Volunteer

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Day Care Centre Volunteer

Pennywell Day care centre

Limerick

At a Glance

  • Start Date:08/10/2018
  • End Date:01/04/2019
  • Closing date:05/02/2019
  • Post Updated:05/10/2018
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Other

Requirements:Garda vetting is a requirment of the group

Description

We work to address homelessness and vulnerability in the community through the provision of housing and care services that focus especially on the needs of vulnerable elderly people.

In partnership with Statutory Agencies and our benefactors, we provide and continue to develop effective and sustainable services for vulnerable elderly people in our community, including the delivery of quality housing, day care facilities, meals and facilities for social interaction.

We are looking for people to assist in our day room by assisting the senior citizens. 

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

Tasks associated with this opportunity include: 1. Assisting with the running of our daytime social club for retired citizens. 2. Assisting with the provision of refreshments to club members. 3. Join in club activities like playing cards, music and dance. Place of volunteering is the Pennywell Day care centre, Limerick.

Skills required for this role:

Outgoing friendly and pleasant people required.  Garda vetting is required for this role. 

We are hoping to develop new social activities for our members so skiills like music, occupational therapy, physical therapy would be a distinct advantage.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
The Centre opens on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and we are looking for people for the hours 10am to 2pm.

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Garda vetting and an informal interview

Contact

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

Name: Pamela Downes

Address: Pennywell Day care centre, 14 Parnell Street, Limerick

Website: http://

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