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Posted: 17/7/2006

Pieta House, Leixlip Tidy Towns, Focus ireland, Nursing Home in Naas

Nursing Home, Naas

For retired elderly people


Job 1  :       Piano Player, to play classical or sing a long for residents

Time :       One hour a week


Job  2 :       Befriend elderly residents

Time :       1 or 2 hrs a fortnight


Job  3 :       Pet Therapy

Skills:        Large friendly dog to calmly walk around and be touched and cared for by elderly residents

Time :       To visit the nursing home once a week



Pieta House

Centre for the Preventions of Self-Harm Or Suicide – Campaign to coincide with Suicide Awareness Week 8th – 15th September


Job  1 :       Committee Member, to organise events and make contact with various organisations.

Time :       To meet once a week/fortnight


Job 2  :       Awareness Support, to distribute novelty items to schools, pubs etc. during awareness week


Skills:        An interest in raising awareness


Job  3 :       Host/Hostess to assist at two upcoming events



Tidy Town Leixlip

Job   :       To help keep Leixlip litter free, promote pride the town,

Promote projects i.e. hanging baskets etc.


Skills:        an interest in the area


Time :       Two hours a week



Focus Ireland

Triathlon takes place on July 22nd at Golden Falls Water-ski Club, Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare


Job   :       Marshal – to guide competitors along pre-arranged course         and help monitor traffic.


Time :       7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government