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Community Group Volunteer for Stroke Support Group

Sligo Stroke Support Group run by the Irish Heart Foundation.

About Sligo Stroke Support Group run by the Irish Heart Foundation.

The Stroke Support Group is held every Thursday in Sligo Park Hotel from 11am to 1pm. The group provides peer support for Stroke Survivors, information, guest speakers, social engagement, outings and an all important cup of tea. We also provide one hour of group based physical activity.

What's Involved

We would love to recruit a few more volunteers that could come from 11-1pm on the second Thursday of each month.

You will mingle with members and their carers, help with tea and coffee and maybe even some games and a social chat.

We would like you to have some experience working with vulnerable adults or people with disabilities.

Irish Heart Foundation induction and training is provided.

What's required for this position

Good interpersonal and communication skills
A sense of humour and patience
A good motivator who will encourage participation.

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 3hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Sligo Park Hotel, Sligo

Other location details:

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Opportunity to make a difference in the lives and wellbeing of people recovering from having a stroke

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Martina Greene
  • Organisation: Sligo Stroke Support Group run by the Irish Heart Foundation.
  • Phone:
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