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Volunteer evening receptionist

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Volunteer evening receptionist

Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG

Clare

At a Glance

  • Start Date:04/09/2018
  • End Date:26/06/2019
  • Closing date:31/12/2018
  • Post Updated:08/08/2018
  • Min Hours:4
  • Role Type:Other

Requirements:Must be over 18

Description

ACCORD the Catholic Marriage & Relationship Voluntary Organisation, is currently seeking volunteers Receptionists who would be present in ACCORD’s office at Unit 7 Carmody Street Business Park, Ennis while counselling is being undertaken during the evenings.

Receptionists would be required to attend the centre between the hours of 5.00pm – 9.00pm on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings on a weekly rota basis.

ACCORD need the presence of an adult in the building, keeping in line with their policies for insurance purposes while Counsellors continue with their work with couples. The evening Receptionists would have no face to face contact with clients. Because of the sensitive nature of such counselling work the Receptionists would need to be able to operate with a high awareness of the need for confidentiality and have a welcoming manner with good communication skills.

The commitment would involve:

Arriving on time for the appointed rota schedule.
Opening and closing the office at appointed times.
Allowing the clients to access the building using an intercom.
Ensuring all counsellors and other volunteers sign in and out of the building.

This type of volunteering may be an excellent opportunity for somebody to relax in a quiet space either to read, study or watch T.V.

Garda Vetting will be undertaken by ACCORD before any volunteers commence duty.

If you think this type of voluntary work would suit you, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to get in touch.  Telephone: 065-6824297 or mobile 085-2358384

To apply:  Please email or post your contact details, in confidence, to: Centre Services Support Person, Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG, Unit 7 Carmody Street Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare or email to accord.ennis@eircom.net

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 commitment would involve:

Arriving on time for the appointed rota schedule.
Opening and closing the office at appointed times.
Allowing the clients to access the building using an intercom.
Ensuring all counsellors and other volunteers sign in and out of the building.

Skills required for this role:

Because of the sensitive nature of counselling work, the receptionist would need to be able to operate with a high awareness of the need for confidentiality and have a welcoming manner with good communication skills.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Tuesday or Wednesday from 5.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Garda Vetting will be undertaken by ACCORD before any volunteers commence duty.

Contact

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

Name: Carmel Cronin

Address: Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG, Unit 7 Carmody Street Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare.

Website: http://www.accord.ie

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