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Afterschool Assistant

MCR Community Centre

About MCR Community Centre

MCR Community Centre is based on the Mail Coach Road and runs a playschool, afterschool club, summer camps and local active age club. It also has a sports hall and a meeting room which are available for hire and a playground which is open to the local community.

What's Involved

We run an Afterschool Service in the MCR Community Centre from Monday to Fridays 1:15-5:15pm during the school year.

Under direction and guidance from the Childcare Services Manager the volunteer will participate in all activities, ensuring the children's health, safety and welfare at all times. We provide a walking school bus which collects the children from school, we supervise their homework, provide a warm meal each day and a number of arts, crafts and sporting activities which the leaders co-ordinate and participate in.

We would love to hear from anyone who can volunteer at least one afternoon a week or fortnight.

What's required for this position

Good communication skills, empathy and enthusiasm.

  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
MCR Community Centre Mail Coach Road

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Working as part of a committed team, providing a valuable community service. You will also gain experience in working with primary school children.

Getting there

Centre of Sligo

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Sligo
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