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Bereavement Support Volunteer- Blanchardstown 2019

St Francis Hospice Dublin- Blanchardstown

About St Francis Hospice Dublin- Blanchardstown

St Francis Hospice Dublin provides end of life care, free of charge, to patients and their families in North Dublin City and County.

Please check our website here: St Francis Hospice Dublin

What's Involved

Provide one-to-one listening service 1/2 evenings per week at our Blanchardstown hospice. Training programme and on-going supervision.

Information Night 9 July 2019 6.30pm Blanchardstown hospice.

What's required for this position

Confidentiality, Empathy, Compassion

  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Blanchardstown Hospice, Grounds of Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

A wonderful opportunity to support your community and develop new skills.

Getting there


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