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Volunteer with Young SVP

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Volunteer with Young SVP

Young SVP

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At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/02/2023
  • End Date:01/02/2023
  • Closing date:01/02/2026
  • Post Updated:16/06/2023
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Community Development

Requirements:A genuine concern for those in our community who are in need and a willingness to do something about it, whilst preserving total confidence.

Description

There are a number of ways to volunteer as a college student:

- Start your own SVP society in the college and engage in direct contact activities such as Street Outreach (working with the homeless); homework clubs' clubs for the elderly and people with disabilities; flat decorating.

- Fundraise through sleepouts, bake sales, and any other inventive and fund idea you can think of.

- Organise a Social Justice club and run workshops, book clubs, and debates on contemporary social justice issues

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:

Garda Vetting is required for all direct-contact activities such as Street Outreach; homework clubs and activities that involve working with vulnerable adults. Training is also required for these activities and will be supported by SVP. SVP will also facilitate the Garda Vetting.

There is no vetting required for non-direct contacts such as fundraising, campaigning, social justice advocacy, and education.

Skills required for this role:

A concern for those in need. A desire to act. Patience, kindness and compassion.

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Contact

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

Name: Niamh Brennan

Address: Young SVP, 91/92 Sean McDermott Street Lower, Mountjoy, D.1

Website: www.svp.ie/ways-to-help/young-svp/

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