University of Limerick, Campus Guides 2023
Academic Registry, University of Limerick
RISE Service, RehabCare
Requirements:Fluent Spanish and knowledge of Spanish culture/Conversational English
This role involves an informal meeting once a week for an hour in a Galway café to teach basic conversational Spanish and Spanish culture. The format would be similar to a language exchange. For safeguarding reasons it should ideally suit a female, preferably someone who speaks Spanish as a first language and has basic/intermediate/conversational English.
RehabCare is a national organisation supporting people with disablities. RISE Service is a community based outreach service for people with mild-moderation Intellectual Disability, and our client is seeking a Spanish language experience. A RehabCare staff member will provide induction to the role, and you will also be covered by RehabCare insurance while volunteering. A RehabCare staff member will be available to attend the first few meetings.
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Meet a person with a disability once a week for an hour in a Galway café to teach basic conversational Spanish and Spanish culture.
Devise simple lesson/topic plans for each session and follow up with client the following week. The client already has a basic level of Spanish and has travelled in Spain.
There is a strong social element to this role in engaging with a person who is very sociable but has limited social opportunties.
Skills required for this role:
Fluent/native Spanish speaker ideally
Good interpersonal skills and ability to create positive relationship with person with a disabilitly
Committment and organisation skills
Details of time commitment needed for role:
1 hour per week, possibly a Mon, Wed or Fri morning 11-12pm, but this can be negotiated.
Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Informal interview with RISE Service staff member Initial meeting with RISE Service staff member and client
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Kieran Hayes
Address: RISE Service, RehabCare, Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Rd.,H91C1KX
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