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Saturday Club Assistant


Saturday Club Assistant

Down syndrome Limerick


At a Glance

  • Start Date:
  • Closing date:01/06/2019
  • Post Updated:15/01/2019
  • Min Hours:
  • Role Type:Mentoring/Befriending

Requirements:first aid an advantage, lamh sign language also an advantage


Assist Down Syndrome Limerick by supporting Saturday Club facilitators in the organising and supervision of the drama/dance clubs. 

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

Set up club room.
Greet all members as they arrive.
Support facilitators as required during the club. May include participation.
Supervise members wishing to leave the club room for a break/bathroom during club time.
Prepare refreshments if required.
Ensure club room is returned to original layout on completion of class.

Skills required for this role:

An interest in working with adults and children with special needs. Strong social and interpersonal skills. Good communication skills. Ability to work on own initiative. Ideally may suit students of Speech & Language/OT/Disability nursing/Teaching/Drama/Social Work

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Once a month, Saturday afternoon circa 12.30pm for 2/3 hours.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
CV, 2 references and garda vetting


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

Name: Mary Murphy

Address: Down syndrome Limerick, Unit 2 Castletroy Park Business Centre


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