UCC Works Skills Centre Ambassadors
UCC Works Award Programme 2017-2018
Requirements:No requirements necessary!
The new SVP Vincents shop in Ennis opened it's doors earlier this year and is looking fantastic! We have a cosy donations-based café serving tea and coffee for visitors to meet up, socialise or to just take a break. We are looking for volunteers to help out in a variety of activities, from sorting donations, helping out in the café, on the shop floor or in a more hands on role which requires meeting with and talking to our service users. There are plenty of opportunities for you to expand your skill set and for anyone interested pursuing a career in social care there is the chance to gain invaluable experience so get in contact today! The more the merrier and it's never too late to sign up
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Is training provided?: Yes
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Depending on which role you choose you can expect the following:
Donations - sorting, labelling, sometimes helping to unload (some heavy lifting may be required)
Shop Floor - arranging stock, serving customers, keeping things tidy and in order
Café - making teas/coffees, some light cleaning, having the chats with customers
Visiting service users - determining the needs of the service user, being a friendly face
Skills required for this role:
There are no specific skills required for this role and everyone is encouraged to get involved, but we do ask that you treat customers with respect and courtesy while working as part of the SVP team.
Details of time commitment needed for role:
We would like volunteers to give at least 1-2 hours of their time a week, however, we know that sometimes life can get in the way so we won't be too annoyed if you can't make it for any reason!
Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
If you choose to sign up we would like to have a really informal chat with you about what you like to do with us and any goals you may have so we can find the right spot for you!
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: James Dinnen
Address: SVP-Vincents Ennis, 86 Parnell St, Ennis, Clare
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