University of Limerick Student Life
Balally Family Resource Centre
Requirements:Applicant must be Garda Vetted with Balally FRC prior to commencement
Balally Family Resource Centre we run a weekly 'After Schools Club' for children aged between 11 and 12 years. We aim to target the children who would benefit from additional support in building socialisation skills, getting on with others and working together as a team. We run this group every Thursday afternoon from the centre from 2pm to 4pm. We are looking for a passionate video editor who will share their skills with the young people in our clubs over a 4-weekly Video Making/Editing workshop in conjunction with another member of staff.
We require individuals who are fun and energetic, who enjoy working with challenging young people and who have the ability to work within a team and on their own initiative.
Is training provided?: No
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Tasks will include:
- Co-Planning the group session for the 4-week workshop with our projectworker.
- work well within a team and communicate any needs that may arise - there will always be staff present to support all volunteers.
- Implementing the 4 week Video Making/Editing workshops, with finished short video as final product at the end of 4 weeks.
- Weekly post group evaluation and clean up.
Skills required for this role:
Skills required for role
Individuals must be:
- Fun and energetic
- Must be patient and show empathy
- Must have the ability to calmly deal with challenging situations which may arise from time to time
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Thursday Afternoon 2.15 pm till 4.15 pm
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
A chat with the development worker over a cuppa
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Clare-Louise Bligh
Address: Balally Family Resource Centre, The Scout Den, Wedgewood, Dublin 16
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