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Arch Club Volunteer (Portmarnock)

Portmarnock Integrated Arch Club

About Portmarnock Integrated Arch Club

We aim to provide a fun, safe and interesting club where members who have intellectual and some physical disabilities can meet up, make new friends and learn new skills through social activities.

With the help and support of volunteers we can provide social activities and outings for our members.

Mission Statement: To provide clubs for our members that develop their mindset and their ability to integrate and communicate with others. This is achieved through activities that engage members with developing their life skills, personal and interpersonal skillset in developing relationships through fun activities.
Website: Portmarnock Integrated Arch Club

What's Involved

Taking time to do activities with clients with disabilities whether it be socially active or doing crafts on site. Volunteers would be needed to assist and join people with a wide range of disabilities and help them achieve their set goals for the day. The volunteers will get to know personalities and disabilities associated with each client.

What's required for this position

A good personality is needed, the volunteers need to have a flexibility to be able to deal and adapt and deal with situations on any given day. The volunteer would work with clients and help motivate them to achieve goals and objectives set out by themselves in their social activities through the club.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • 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: 5hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Arch club in Portmarnock

Other location details:
Dublin and north side, Portmarnock, Fingal

Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

They will get a lot from working with disabilities and will be trained in areas necessary . They will also see how their contribution assists and helps others benefit from their presence

Getting there

Bus from town 32 or 102 feeder bus from Sutton station. Or a 15 min walk from Portmarnock dart station

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Sinead Mc Gowan
  • Organisation: Portmarnock Integrated Arch Club
  • Email:
  • Phone:
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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