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Social Club Leader, Dóchas Midwest Autism Support, Parnell St


Social Club Leader, Dóchas Midwest Autism Support, Parnell St

Dóchas Midwest Autism Support


At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/02/2020
  • End Date:30/05/2020
  • Closing date:Ongoing
  • Post Updated:15/01/2020
  • Min Hours:2 hours per week
  • Role Type:Other

Requirements:Interested in working with children and young adults with Autism,


Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

Develop Social Activities For Children with Autism

  • Link with parents/carers and colleagues
  • Assist in running activities as part of the team during Club hours 
  • Organise materials needed for activities for clubs.  
  • Develop an understanding of Autism and how it impacts on social interaction.  


  • Report to Social Clubs Development Officer on progress  
  • Discuss how club sessions ran at end of day review
  • Report to Social Club Development Officer on any events or incidents that may occur.  

Assist Social Clubs Development Officer in regard to Health & Safety.

  • Ensure play area is safe, all toys cleaned and discard and broken toys. 
  • All doors locked and keys safely stored.
  • Attend training as required.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
We run clubs at the following times and would be looking for volunteers within those hours Mon 6.30pm - 8.30pm Tue 6.30pm - 8.30pm Sat 9.00am - 4.30pm

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
CV preferred but not essential


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

Name: Deirdre Power

Address: Dóchas Midwest Autism Support, 14 Parnell Street, Limerick


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