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NCBI Children’s Services Volunteer

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NCBI Children’s Services Volunteer

NCBI

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At a Glance

  • Start Date:10/07/2019
  • End Date:12/07/2019
  • Closing date:01/07/2019
  • Post Updated:26/02/2019
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  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Energetic, enthusiastic volunteers required for our Assistive Technology Summer Camp

Description

This 3 day (2 nights) camp for 15 - 17 year olds, based in Maynooth University, aims to focus on improving assistive technology skills such as touch typing, iPad accessibility, apps,  use of Magnifiers/ Readers, and distance aids. This camp will also have activities that promote and support following skills including:

Independent Travel
Social and Communication skills
Organizational skills
Peer Support

There will also be a sporting activity included in the camp.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

As a volunteer, you will be expected to help NCBI staff and students during activities and moving between the different venues for classes and breaks/meal times.

Skills required for this role:

A knowledge of assistive technology is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

Fluent English is essential.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
3 days of the event

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
All applicants will be Garda Vetted. Volunteers must be available to attend an informal interview and induction/training prior to the event. All of our volunteers are required to complete the HSE online “Children First” course. The online training presentation takes approx 1-2 hours and on completion a certificate of successful completion is issued. Volunteer accommodation will be provided.

Contact

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

Name: Alix Bullough

Address: NCBI, 2-3 Parkview Court, Edward Street, Limerick

Website: http://ncbi.ie

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