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January 28, 2008

Volunteers Wanted for Newbridge Cheshire Ireland Respite Centre

Kildare Volunteer Bureau have announced volunteering opportunities with the new Cheshire Ireland Respite Centre

Cheshire Ireland

Cheshire Ireland, a National organisation providing support, advocacy, accommodation and personal assistance to people with a physical/sensory disability over 18 years of age, wish to recruit volunteers for a range of activities at it’s new respite centre in Newbridge.

Opportunity: (1) Drivers to take residents around the area during their stay in Newbridge

Skills: Full driving licence

Time: 1-2 hours per week

Opportunity: (2) People to befriend residents during their stay e.g. take someone shopping, socialise etc.,

Skills: A pleasant outgoing personality

Time: 1-2 Hours per week

Opportunity:(3) A person to assist with general upkeep of premises

Skills : Gardening, DIY

Time: 1-2 Hours per week

Opportunity:(4) Arts & crafts person

Skills: Competent in Arts & Crafts

Time: 1-2 hours per week

Opportunity:(5) People to demonstrate a range of culinary dishes

Skills: Talented cook

Time: 1-2 hours per week

Opportunity:(6) Alternative therapies e.g Reflexology, Hand massage, Indian head massage etc.,

Skills: Qualified therapists

Time: 1-2 hours per week

All volunteers are required to undergo Garda vetting

Please contact: