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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

Cope Foundation would like a volunteer to play music and sing songs with a group of elderly residents in our retirement home in Montenotte on Tuesday and/or Thursday afternoons from 2.30 to 4 pm.

What's required for this position

The volunteer will need to be able to play a musical instrument, have good communication skills and an interest in interacting with people who have an intellectual disability.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • 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: 2hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Montenotte, 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

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The volunteer will get a chance to gain experience with people who have an intellectual disability. A musician with an interest in Music Therapy would gain a lot from this role.

Getting there

208 Bus

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