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Respond - St. Francis Gardens Day Care Centre over 65's

About Respond - St. Francis Gardens Day Care Centre over 65's

Respond - Cork aim to look after the elderly in the parish and locality. Their Community Development objective is to support integrated local economic and social development through programmes that counter disadvantage and promote inclusion and participation of people.

Their role as staff members at Respond is to ensure progression through use of programmed events, education and applied community resources to get people involved in their local community.

What's Involved

Repsond are looking for a volunteer with musical skills to come along to their Day Care Centre and entertain their active elderly clients by playing some traditional music for them.

If you are free once or twice a month any weekday for an hour or two at either 11 am or 2 pm they would be delighted to hear from you.

What's required for this position

Volunteer must have the ability to play traditional music (on volunteer's own instrument) such as the keyboard, guitar, bodhran or accordion.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Fortnightly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Blackpool, Cork

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The volunteer will improve their confidence in their musical skills and abilities by performing and playing music to a crowd of people.

Getting there

203, 215 Bus to Blackpool.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Cork
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