About Conna Day Care Centre
Conna Day Care Centre is a service ran by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, the leading provider of dementia-specific services in Ireland. Their services provide person centred support and care, the person with dementia and their family are placed at the centre of the service so that they are actively involved in making decisions.
Volunteers, in conjunction with day centre staff, are required to facilitate Art, Crafts, Knitting, Weaving, Sewing, Embroidery or any other crafts which may be of interest to elderly people on a weekly basis.
What's required for this position
To have patience, compassion and good communication skills with elderly people, to be respectful of their needs, abilities and limitations.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Conna, Co. Cork
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover