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Driver (To & From Support Group)

Volunteer Stroke Scheme

About Volunteer Stroke Scheme

Volunteer Stroke Scheme facilitate Stroke Support Groups which provide an opportunity for Stroke Survivors to come together on a weekly basis. As well as providing emotional support, the VSS clubs provide physiotherapy and brain challenging activities including quizzes, musical mornings, scrabble, and card games such as bridge.

What's Involved

Activities of the Support Groups are varied and can include:

  • Group physiotherapy sessions
  • Counselling for Patient, Spouse & Family
  • Day trips and outings
  • Respite breaks
  • Board Games
  • Cards
  • Boccia
  • Guest Speakers
  • Musical Mornings
  • Tea/Coffee & a Chat!

    We are looking for drivers to drive stroke patients to and from a Support Club in your area. The Clubs run from 10am to 12:30pm and are based in:
  • St. Bernadettes Parish Centre Crumlin
  • Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum
  • Stroke Support Group, Our Lady's Parish
  • Hall Castleknock
  • Stroke Support Group Scout's Hall Larch Hill, off Collins Ave Whitehall
  • Naas, Co. Kildare

    What's required for this position

    Access to own car. Patience, empathy and a people-person.

    • Drivers
    • Personable Skills

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Hours required: 2hrs

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Dublin 12, 14, 5, 15.
    Places are:
    St. Bernadettes Parish Centre, Crumlin D 12
    Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum D 14
    Our Lady's Parish Hall Castleknock D 15
    Scout's Hall Larch Hill, off Collins Ave, D 5
    Naas, Co kildare

    Also available in these counties

    Screening details for this role:

    • Garda Vetting
    • Informal Interviews
    • Application Form

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Support/ advice/ recognition

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Great personal satisfaction from helping a stroke patient with their rehabilitation.

    • This opportunity is posted by:
    • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
    Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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