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Swim Buddy

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Swim Buddy

Brothers of Charity Services Galway

Galway

At a Glance

  • Start Date:03/12/2019
  • End Date:28/04/2020
  • Closing date:31/01/2020
  • Post Updated:04/11/2019
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Mentoring/Befriending

Requirements:Able to swim, friendly and patient

Description

Lady with a mild intellectual disability who lives semi-independently wants a swim buddy once a week to go swimming in Kingfisher in NUIG on a Tuesday late afternoon.  This lady is able to swim just wants some company.  She can independently make her way to NUIG.  The volunteer would meet her there and literally swim with her for an hour. 

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

Be friendly and have fun!

Skills required for this role:

Swimming

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Tuesdays late afternoons

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
2 hours per week (approx)

Contact

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

Name: Rosemarie Kearns

Address: Brothers of Charity Services Galway, Woodlands, Renmore, Galway

Website: http:/www.brothersofcharity.ie

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