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Member & Volunteer of Sligo St Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Sligo Branch

About The Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Sligo Branch

We are a voluntary organisation who believe everyone should have the means to live life with dignity. SVP provide help to people, whoever they are, wherever they are from, whatever their religion or beliefs. Our core activity involves visiting people in their homes. Our work is to connect, support and serve people with kindness, courtesy, respect and acceptance of the person we visit and confidentiality. To do this work we have strict procedures some of which include, Garda vetting, training, membership id etc

What's Involved

1. Helping those in need as part of a local group called a SVP Conference 2. Visiting families or individuals in need of befriending and/or financial support 3. Some administrative tasks as required

What's required for this position

A good listener; personal and social skills;

  • Personable Skills

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Various locations within Sligo Town and county

Other location details:
Different conference areas within Sligo town and throughout County Sligo including Grange, Strandhill, Riverstown, Tubbercurry, Ballymote, Ballisodare and Collooney.

Also available in these counties

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
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

An opportunity to work for social justice and contribute to their personal development through meeting with and befriending those in different forms of need.

Getting there

By car or on foot within Sligo Town

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Vince Murray or Colman O'Callaghan
  • Organisation: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Sligo Branch
  • Phone: 071 9160713
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