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New opportunities in Athy

Posted: 29/6/2007


Nursing Home Athy

Job        :    Hand Massage – to perform hand massage on residents.
Skills        :    Gentleness and patience
Time        :    1 hour per week

Job        :    Pet Therapy 
Skills        :    Big, docile dog that will allow patients to stroke and touch it.
Time        :    1 hour per week

Job        :    Musician – Keyboard / Accordion player
Time        :    1 hour per week

Job        :    Readers – to read stories / poetry to residents.
Time        :    1 hour per week

Job        :    Befriending – to accompany residents on visits to shops, walks etc.
Skills        :    Patience and an interest in older people
Time        :    1 – 2 hours per week

Athy Heritage Centre

Due to the many events planned over the summer, the Heritage Centre is looking for extra volunteers:

Job : Information Givers – Deal with inquiries form the public

Skills : Good interpersonal skills, an interest in the area

Location : Athy

Time : 3/4 hours per week

Job : Tour Guide – Assist with guided tours i.e. schools etc.

Skills : Good interpersonal skills.

Location : Athy

Time : 3 hours per week

Athy Access Group

Job : Administration Support – to attend one meeting per month and deal

with follow up correspondence.

Skills : Good organisational / administration skills

Location : Athy

Time : 2 hours per month

South Kildare Citizens Information Services Ltd.

Job : Information Providers

Skills : Good interpersonal skills

Support : Training will be provided

Locations : Athy, Naas and Newbridge

Time : 3 – 4 hours per week

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government