About British Legion
To provide lifelong support to the armed forces community.
Do you have a few hours to spare each week? Would you like to make a difference to the lives of members of the Armed Forces community?
We’ve recently been through a major transformation to bring our services even closer to the Armed Forces community and now need volunteers to help deliver support to those who need it most.
We are currently recruiting caseworker volunteers throughout the Republic of Ireland
As a volunteer caseworker you will be supporting the Legion’s mission by meeting with beneficiaries to assess their needs, and manage the delivery of straightforward cases.
In return you will gain valuable experience in working with the public, meeting and supporting individuals and experience of casework. Full training will be given and you will be part of a friendly, committed team.
What's required for this position
ability to communicate clearly and concisely, committed to equality and diversity, ability to use computers and the internet.
- Community Development/ Social work
- Computer/ Web/ ICT
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Throughout the Republic of Ireland
Also available in these counties
Cavan, Clare, Donegal, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow, Dublin
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?