Get involved through volunteering
Vacancies & opportunties at St Joseph's
How to apply to become a volunteer
Our aim is to provide our Volunteers with a satisfying, friendly and positive experince while providing the training and support they need so that their time spent with us is effective, rewading and enjoyable.
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?
Following your successful application you will receive induction training. St. Joseph’s will also offer you other relevant training courses such as Adult and Child Protection, First Aid and Manual Handling.
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.
Volunteer Co-OrdinatorMobile: 086 033 3310
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