Can I complete more than one Enduring Certificate?
Yes. You can complete an Enduring Certificate in respect of some or all of the approved bodies to which you make donations.
Can I renew an Enduring Certificate?
Yes. Our fundraising department will contact you in this regard. Alternatively, you can contact us to renew the certificate.
What if I do not want to complete an Enduring Certificate?
There is no obligation on you to complete any certificate in respect of your donations. However, you can complete an Annual Certificate if you prefer to provide a certificate to St. Joseph’s Foundation on an annual basis.
Can I cancel an Enduring or Annual Certificate?
Yes, but we ask you to notify our fundraising department.
What happens if my circumstances change during the lifetime of an Enduring or Annual Certificate?
We ask you to notify our fundraising department immediately of any change in your circumstances that would affect our entitlement to claim tax relief in respect of your donations.
Are there limits for tax relief purposes on the amount I can donate in any tax year?
Yes, there are some limits in place for tax relief purposes. A donation to any one approved body must, for tax relief purposes, be in the form of money and/or designated securities and amount in aggregate in a tax year to at least €250. The aggregate of donations to an approved body or bodies in any tax year from 2013 onwards cannot, for tax relief purposes, exceed €1,000,000.
Who can volunteer?
Anyone from the age of 18 who is willing to share their valuable time, energy, enthusiasm and skills within St. Joseph’s Foundation, provided they meet the criteria set out (i.e. Garda Clearance, application form, referees, an informal meeting with our Volunteer Co-ordinator and most importantly, a genuine interest in people who have a disability). No particular qualifications are needed, just a willingness to make a reliable commitment. Anyone aged between 16to 18 years old please search the Saturday Club, Work Experience or Best Buddie Programmes.
How much time will I need to give?
The amount of time is up to each volunteer. Volunteers are needed 24/7 within the service. We do, however, ask that you commit to at least an hour, twice a month for six months as a minimum.
Will I receive training?
Very simple - just set it in the list-header (the edit-button where you can change the title).
What support will I receive?
The Volunteer Co-ordinator and St. Joseph’s staff and will work closely with you. You will have regular opportunities to review your experience.
Why Volunteer with us?
People volunteer for many reasons these include:
But above all, the main reason people volunteer is so that they can make a difference in their communities and do something good for others.
The range of facilities at St. Joseph’s, available to the Sports Department include a Fitness Suite, Sports Hall, Putting Green, Astroturf Soccer Pitch, Swimming Pool, Bocce Court and Running Track.
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