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Health and wellbeing


Cancer Care West


At a Glance

  • Start Date:28/01/2020
  • End Date:04/12/2020
  • Closing date:Ongoing
  • Post Updated:28/01/2020
  • Min Hours:4
  • Role Type:Listening

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 which will be processed with you after you apply.

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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