Image Title

Volunteer

Glebe House is looking for 2 long-terms volunteers

Community

Glebe House is looking for 2 long-terms volunteers

VSI Ireland

National

At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/06/2017
  • End Date:31/08/2017
  • Closing date:31/05/2017
  • Post Updated:16/05/2017
  • Min Hours:35
  • Role Type:Community Development

Requirements:Over 18

Description

Glebe House Residential Centre, in Strangford (Northern Ireland), is looking for 2 volunteers to join their team starting in May/June 2017 for a period of 3-4 months. (There is a possibility for the volunteers to extend their stay until December 2017.)

The volunteers are needed to assist with the Glebe House programme and will be fully involved in every aspect of it. They will assist in organising and joining in activity sessions, taking part in planning and running activities. The volunteers will also share responsibilities for the associated routines of running the Glebe House Centre, including looking after their donkeys. 

Volunteers should have an interest in working with children and adults on a wide range of community relation’s activities. They will also have the opportunity to work in the gardens and activity areas and help with ongoing repairs and future developments at the centre.

No previous experience is required for this project. The volunteers only need to be well motivated and willing to learn, they should have the ability to cope well under the sometimes hectic and very busy programmes that Glebe House provides.

All volunteers will receive training and out of pocket expenses.

Accommodation and food will be provided. Volunteers should be willing to work and live full time, in a residential capacity at the Centre in Strangford, Co. Down, Northern Ireland.

For more information on this volunteering opportunity, please click Apply Now below.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

The volunteers are needed to assist with the Glebe House programme and will be fully involved in every aspect of it. They will assist in organising and joining in activity sessions, taking part in planning and running activities. The volunteers will also share responsibilities for the associated routines of running the Glebe House Centre, including looking after their donkeys. 

Skills required for this role:

No previous experience is required for this project. The volunteers only need to be well motivated and willing to learn, they should have the ability to cope well under the sometimes hectic and very busy programmes that Glebe House provides.

Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Volunteers will need to fill in an application form.

Contact

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

Name: Cati Ana Moragues

Address: VSI Ireland, 30 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1

Website: www.vsi.ie

you may also like

View All Opportunities

Join Us!

StudentVolunteer.ie enables students to have the opportunity to: enrich your personal development and employability skills, have a fun experience, meet new people, and give back to your community. Sign up now.

Register Now