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Galway Traveller Movement CLG - Volunteer Tutors for Children/Young People


Galway Traveller Movement CLG - Volunteer Tutors for Children/Young People



At a Glance

  • Start Date:30/03/2021
  • End Date:27/08/2021
  • Closing date:28/05/2021
  • Post Updated:30/03/2021
  • Min Hours:2 Hours p/week
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:Previous experience in education and/or working with children


Galway Traveller Movement CLG, is currently piloting an education project with two sites in Galway city to empower the Traveller Community to realise their right to education.

They are currently seeking volunteer tutors to provide additional supports to children and young people in both primary and secondary education. The tutor will provide a valuable, positive space to support the student with their individual needs, helping them to reach their full academic potential.


Galway Traveller Movement are looking for volunteers that think outside the box and are creative in their approach to education and skill development. There is a 2 hour minimum commitment from the volunteer tutor on a weekly basis, which can be fixed or flexible depending on the family’s needs.

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:

  • Meet with the students weekly (depending on family requirements) 
  •  Build a supportive relationship with the children and young person that will assist them to develop their confidence and increase their chances of remaining in education.

Skills required for this role:

  • Education and/or experience with children
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding and welcoming nature

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Weekday afternoons and evenings Saturday mornings

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Informal Interview with GTM Completed Tulsa Child Protection cert prior to commencing tutoring


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

Name: Lorraine Tansey

Address: ALIVE, NUI Galway


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