About Mitchelstown Alzheimer's Day Care Centre
Mitchelstown Day Care Centre is a service ran by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, the leading provider of dementia-specific services in Ireland. Their services provide person centred support and care, the person with dementia and their family are placed at the centre of the service so that they are actively involved in making decisions.
Volunteers, in conjunction with day centre staff, are required to facilitate Art and Crafts, Knitting, Weaving, Sewing, Embroidery or any other crafts which may be of interest to elderly people for a few hours.on a Tuesday on a weekly basis.
What's required for this position
Patience, compassion, good communication skills with elderly people, respectful of the needs, abilities and limitations as well as a have an interest in arts and crafts and music.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 3 months
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will gain experience in various arts and crafts activities as well as improve their sense of well-being by using their free time to facilitate activities for the elderly.
245 Bus (Changing at Fermoy).
X8 Bus (Stopping at Mitcehlstown).