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Youth Club Volunteer

The Avalon Centre (formerly St. Annes Youth & Community Centre)

About The Avalon Centre (formerly St. Annes Youth & Community Centre)

The Avalon Centre services the East Ward RAPID area of Sligo. The Centre provides a facility which is inclusive, offering opportunites for the social, personal, cultural & educational development of members. The Centre offers supports aimed at enhancing the quality of life for all and in particular for those who are disadvantaged, marginalised and/or at risk.

What's Involved

Currently we're closed due to the COVID19 crisis but if interested please hit 'register interest' below and we'll be in touch when we re-open.

We need some new volunteers to help out on Thursdays from 7-9pm. Volunteers would be required to supervise and take part in various activities such as sports, dance, snooker, table tennis and baking etc. with participants from 10-14 years old.

What's required for this position

No Specific Skills required - but an interest in working with young people and maybe someone that is currently studying or involved in Youth Work or Special Needs assistance.
We would love to hear from anyone interested in working with young people at all.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Twice per week

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Avalon Centre, Chapel Street, Sligo

Other location details:
Currently in The Avalon Centre - If Volunteer is interested they may also get involved in Summer Camps running at the Centre

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Become involved in the Community and work with the youth

Getting there

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Donna Harte
  • Organisation: The Avalon Centre (formerly St. Annes Youth & Community Centre)
  • Phone: 071-9161836
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