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Volunteer Needed

The Haven Hub Volunteers

Limerick

At a Glance

  • Start Date:21/01/2021
  • End Date:23/08/2024
  • Closing date:31/03/2027
  • Post Updated:23/01/2021
  • Min Hours:Negotiable
  • Role Type:Other

Requirements:Administration, Marketing, Social Media, Tech Support, Fundraisers and More

Description

Volunteer Needed for Admin, Media, Marketing, Tech support, Fundraising enthusiasts. All Welcome. 

The Haven Hub is an out of hours support centre for people that are struggling to cope or are at risk of suicide.  We opened our doors in November 2019 and have since had over 200 interventions. We were initially based in the Red Brick Social Services building on Henry Street in Limerick but due to Covid-19 the building has been unavailable since March 2020. 


During the pandemic we offered telephone support to people who were struggling 7 nights a week but following a plea on social media secured the use of Jimmy Collins Make Up Academy on Steamboat Quay in Limerick City. We have been operating from here since August but use of this premises is only temporary. We are open Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm until 2am. We are in touch with two Patrol Groups in Limerick City and encourage them to bring people they meet by the river to the Haven Hub where we can offer support to them away from the elements, offer them their dignity and most importantly follow up with them. 


While we are currently only open 2 nights per week (pre lock down) we would hope that a more permanent home would mean we could operate the Haven Hub 7 nights a week. 

The Have Hub may sometimes not be able to take on volunteers for peer support or the opportunity may not suit volunteers who want to help. 

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:

Can be discussed

Skills required for this role:

All Skill and Experience Welcome

Details of time commitment needed for role:
TBC

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
CV , possible meet and great via zoom, phone or email

Contact

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

Name: The Haven Hub Limerick

Address: The Haven Hub Volunteers, Jimmy C’s Makeup Academy, Unit 9, Steamboat Quay, Limerick

Website: havenhub.ie/

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