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TU Dublin NiteLine Volunteers

Health and wellbeing

TU Dublin NiteLine Volunteers

TU Dublin Societies Office

National

At a Glance

  • Start Date:26/07/2021
  • End Date:31/05/2022
  • Closing date:31/08/2021
  • Post Updated:26/07/2021
  • Min Hours:4 hours per week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Attend 24 hours of training/ Be understanding, empathetic, non-judgemental and respectful/ Be a team player, resilient, punctual and good cr

Description

Volunteers can start volunteering from 1st of September

The volunteering role can continue until 31st of May

Deadline for applications for TU Dublin students has been extended until the end of August.

Volunteers must attend 24 hours of training on active listening and do 6 practice phone calls with a senior volunteer. They must then complete a final assessment before being allowed to take calls. Once they have completed training, volunteers must attend one compulsory support meeting a month and do 2 call taking shifts a month.

DESCRIPTION OF VOLUNTEERING ROLE: 
Answering online messaging and phone calls while actively listening to students at least twice a month for 6 hours a shift in an undisclosed city centre location.

Training is provided and feedback from student volunteers is very positive.

Volunteers may also be asked to participate in 2 publicity events a year in TU Dublin.

Roughly 4 hours / week is expected from volunteers once training is completed.  

No additional screening, just a post-application interview.

Is training provided?: Yes

Skills required for this role:

Be understanding, empathetic, non-judgemental and respectful. Be a team player, resilient, punctual and good craic!

Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
No additional screening

Contact

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

Name: Claire Flannery

Address: TU Dublin Societies Office, TU Dublin City Campus, Aungier St, Dublin D02 HW71

Website: www.studentvolunteer.ie/TUDublin

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