University of Limerick, Campus Guides 2023
Academic Registry, University of Limerick
Aphasia Ireland Ltd
Supporting individuals with aphasia to reach their communication goals, build their confidence and lead a normal, happy, and fulfilling life.
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:
PLEASE NOTE: One of the rules and regulations of Aphasia Ireland is that any volunteer asking for a reference is obliged to reside in Ireland and to commit for a minimum of 3 months with an 85% meeting attendance and performance rate.
Skills required for this role:
Strong IT skills, The volunteer should be a confident user of video call technology, in particular Zoom and Skype.
Ideally, studying towards a degree in one of the following:
Experience dealing with people with communication and language disorders (preferred but not required).
Compassionate and patient demeanour to establish rapport with clients and support them through their communication challenges.
Adherence to professional and ethical standards in client care, confidentiality, and interactions.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
A strong team player.
Organised and detail oriented, and self-motivated.
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
CV, Zoom Interview
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: David Flynn
Address: Aphasia Ireland Ltd,
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