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Autumn Opportunities

Posted: 1/9/2006

Current vacancies commencing in September

Autumn Volunteer Opportunities

The Carers Association              Administration

                                                Fundraising

 

Newbridge Family Resource Centre     

Childcare Assistants

                                                Activities Organiser Over 55’s Club

                                                Homework Club Assistants

                                                Activities Organiser Lone Parent Group

 

Day Care Centre                      Driver – Meals on Wheels

                                                Kitchen Help

                                                Computer Instructors – email and word

 

Kildare Youth Services

KYS Information Office          I.T. Support, Assist with Computer System

KYS Curragh Youth Project          Youth Group Assistants various Groups

                                                Assist with Youth Café

KYS Naas Youth Project             Youth Group Assistants various Groups

KYS Newbridge                                Assist with young Boys and Girls Groups

                                                Youth Group Assistants

Childcare Assistant with Young Mothers Group

KYS Leixlip                                Assistant Youth Worker various Groups

KYS Kildare Town                        Youth Group Assistants various Groups

                                                Assist with Homework Club

 

Enable Ireland                              Fundraising Activities

 

National Council for the Blind        Befriending Visually Impaired people throughout the Kildare area. Going for coffee, walking and general social activities.

 

K.A.R.E.                                    Best Buddy’s - Befriending People with Intellectual Disabilities throughout the Kildare area.

                                                Assistants for Sport, Leisure and General Activities


Kildare Musical Societies (Various)       

Make-up Assistants

                                                Hair Assistants

                                                Back Stage Assistants

                                                Set Design and Assembly

                                                Front of House

                                                Marketing and Promotions

 

Youth Theatre Groups (Various)Assist with variety of Events throughout the County

 

                                               

Athy Community Development        Assist with Computer Club

                                                Dog Walkers to walk dogs of Elderly and Disabled People.

                                                Assistants for variety of Groups and Projects

 

South Kildare Citizens Information Service        

Information Providers

                                                Translators

 

Athy Tidy Towns        Civic and Environmentally interested people to help keep Athy Tidy.

 

Independent Age        Visitor to Elderly People

 

School in Athy        Lunch Assistants – to prepare and serve

 

Athy Heritage Centre Museum        Information

                                                Tour Guide

 

Kildare Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland       

Assistant with Childcare – Parent & Child Groups

                                                Basketball Coach – Sunday mornings

                                                Fundraising

 

Order of Malta Newbridge Unit        Group Leaders

                                                Ambulance Drivers – D Licence

                                                Volunteer Members – To attend various events

                                                Cadet Assistant – 10-16yrs old group


Kildare Tidy Towns        To help with Environmental project around the

town.

 

The Jack & Jill Foundation              Fundraising

Assistants to help at various events throughout the year.

 

Barretstown Gang        Residential Assistants – Week and Weekends.

 

Newbridge Asylum Seekers Support Group

                                                Activities Co-ordinator

 

Foroige Youth Clubs        Youth Club Leaders – throughout Kildare County (Donadea, Maynooth, Allenwood, Straffan etc.)

 

Camphill Communities of Ireland

Co-Workers – Residential

Coffee shop Assistants and variety of volunteer opportunities.

 

Irish Peatland Conservation Council

Office Assistant

                                                Shop & Visitor Assistant

                                                Gardening Assistants

                                                Tour Guides

                                                Bog Drainage Project

 

H.O.P.E.                                    Fundraising

                                                Supervisor / Marshalling

 

Sisters of Charity, Jesus & Mary, Moore Abbey

                                                Befriending Best Buddy

                                                General Activities Assistants

 

Cheshire Foundation          Various opportunities for new Respite centre opening shortly in Newbridge

 

Teach Tearmainn                        Fundraising assistants for various Events

October/November/December

 

Pieta House (Centre for the Prevention of Self Harm or Suicide).

Assistants for Campaign Awareness Events

                                                Committee Members

                                                Church Gate Collectors

 

Nursing Homes(Various)               Befriend Elderly Residents

                                                Counselling Support

                                                Pet Therapy

 

 

Leixlip Tidy Town        Assist with Keeping Town Tidy and Flower Planting.

 

Samaritans        Samaritan Volunteers – To speak with Callers by phone and email – Must have the ability to listen in a non-judgemental way, and ability to empathise with callers.

          Open Evening Septembter 12th & 13th in Newbridge Branch.

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government