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Youth Volunteer

Rahoon Family Centre

Galway

At a Glance

  • Start Date:07/06/2021
  • End Date:30/07/2021
  • Closing date:09/07/2021
  • Post Updated:31/05/2021
  • Min Hours:3 hours per week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Garda Vetting

Description

Do you have a skill...art / graffiti art, foreign languages, sports, dance, drama, music, computer skills or cookery?

Or 

Do you have a favourite hobby...or a passion that you would like to share with some incredible young people?

or 

Would you like to gain experience in a real life setting for your college placement??

As a volunteer, we would love you to join our team in providing a safe, welcoming non-judgemental space; that allow young people from all ethnic backgrounds to build relationships and understanding, improve communication through recreational and cultural programmes. 

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:

  • Complete our induction process 
  • Work with Young People ages 10 - 16 years of age
  • Prepare and deliver fun free time Art/Craft / Cookery... Activities 
  • Work with the team to maintain a high standard of health and safety procedures and ensure the health and safety of all our participants, staff and volunteers is prioritised. 
  • Help maintain our project by cleaning up at the end of each session. 

Skills required for this role:

  • A passion for working with young people 
  • The ability to Ethically support young people from Diverse communities
  • A willingness to share your skills, inspire young people

Details of time commitment needed for role:
We need volunteers for... Mondays - Tuesdays - Wednesdays - Thursdays - Fridays *times may vary during the Summer Months but most of our youth sessions run between 2.00pm - 6.15pm daily.

Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
* A brief outline of your skills or a CV * Two references - any of the following are acceptable:  - current or former employer  - former volunteering position  - tutor  - summer work/internship * An indication of the day, which would best suit you to be a volunteer: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday

Contact

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

Name: Sylvia O'Connor

Address: Rahoon Family Centre, 44 Droim Chaoin

Website: www.rahoonfamilycentre.com/

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