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NCBI Independent Living, Advocacy & Assistive Technology Camp


NCBI Independent Living, Advocacy & Assistive Technology Camp



At a Glance

  • Start Date:29/06/2020
  • End Date:01/07/2020
  • Closing date:01/05/2020
  • Post Updated:12/03/2020
  • Min Hours:10
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Energetic, enthusiastic volunteers required for our Independent Living, Advocacy & Assistive Technology Camp


This residential camp includes activities that promote and support independent travel, social & communication skills, organisational skills, peer support, self-advocacy and the use of assistive technology. There are sessions for parents and siblings who will also have opportunities to meet other families informally and in group sessions to share experiences and ideas. 

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:

  • Fluent English is essential
  • Knowledge of assistive technology is desirable but not essential

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Ideally volunteers will be available for the full 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 by us, the organisation. 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 - this will be organised with us the organisation. The online training presentation takes approx 1-2 hours and on completion a certificate of successful completion is issued. Volunteer accommodation will be provided if required.


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


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