UCC Works Award - Volunteering and Community Engagement Pathway MOVEMBE2020/2021
UCC Works Award Programme
Health and wellbeing
Cancer Care West
Requirements:Minimum Requirements • A minimum commitment of 12 months • Applicants must be age 21 years over • Be able to volunteer 4 hours per week
Cancer Care West is currently recruiting Volunteers for our cancer support centre in Galway.
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
The role of Volunteer includes:
-Meeting and greeting service user’s attending the support centre
-Orientating services users to the centre
-Applying and developing communication and interpersonal skills
-Completing basic domestic chores i.e. serving hot beverages, using dishwasher etc.
Skills required for this role:
- Effective communication skills
- Good ability to listen and interact in a positive manner with service user's
- Good organisation skills
Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Damien Connolly
Address: Cancer Care West, Cancer Caer West Support Centre, 72 Old Seamus Quirke Road, Galway, H91 XTW7
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