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Dance/Music Tutor

Cope Foundation

About Cope Foundation

Cope Foundation supports over 2,800 children and adults of every ability to live ‘Your Life, Your Way’. Since 1957, Cope Foundation has played a vital role in communities right across Cork city and county.

We work to enhance the lives of people with an intellectual disability and/or autism; working in partnership with them, their families and local communities to provide a broad range of person centred services and supports. We provide services in Cork city and county throughout a network of over 70 locations.

What's Involved

A Volunteer is required to support some people with lower ability to gain personal expression & creativity through music & dance. This role will help people Cope supports to understand their own creativity. This position is based in Togher and the hours involved are Monday and /or Wednesday 2 pm - 3.30 pm..

What's required for this position

Ideally this volunteer will have experience of working with people with an intellectual disability and would be enthusiastic in sharing their talent with the people Cope support. A qualification or an interest in the area of music & dance is preferable.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Togher, Cork

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The volunteer will have many opportunities to learn & practice their skills and develop new friendships. It will also give great satisfaction in maximising opportunities for the people we support to do normal everyday things.

Getting there

216 Bus.

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