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Basic Adult Literacy Tutor

Cheshire Ireland - Sligo branch

About Cheshire Ireland - Sligo branch

Cheshire Ireland provides a range of support services to people with both physical and neurological conditions in their homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in stand alone respite facilities. We provide our services to people often with very complex and high support needs. Our aim is to provide quality, person-centred services, which facilitate people with disabilities to live a life of their own choosing. We are currently the biggest provider of supported accommodation in the country.

What's Involved

The volunteer will work with a female adult service participant who would really like to improve her literacy in both reading and writing. Just one hour a week, open to any day but Sunday after 11am. This service user is in her 50s so this role may be best suited to someone of a similar age group.

What's required for this position

Preferably training in Adult Basic Literacy Tutoring. Experience would be great but not essential.

  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Abbey View Residences, Chapel Hill, Sligo

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Gaining experience in working with disabled people. Pleasant working environment. Rewarding experience.

Getting there

Close to Dunnes Stores Cranmore ....on roundabout beside Avalon Centre (red brick building)

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Oksana Rastegajeva
  • Organisation: Cheshire Ireland - Sligo branch
  • Email:
  • Phone: 087 6838232
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