Volunteer Opportunities with DEPAUL


 

Activities Volunteer, Foyle Haven

Role Description: To encourage social interaction in a homeless accommodation service or drop in centre for ex street drinkers (Foyle Haven). Volunteers will engage with service i users by having a chat, play cards, play pol, gaming etc. Volunteers should be flexible with their approach in relation to users who who may have addiction issues, poor health, chaotic lifestyle and  / or low self esteem.

Community Support Volunteer, Housing First Services

Role Description: To support staff Housing First Team with joint visits, booking appointments and answering the telephone. These services work with service users suffering chronic alcohol and substance misuse, who also lead chaotic lifestyles living in the local community.

Volunteer Hairdresser: Foyle Haven

Role Description: To cut/style/groom male and female service users hair to encourage self care and boost self esteem.

Fundraining and Communication volunteers:

Role Description: To work alongside the Fundraising and Communications team to promote and to raise funds through Depaul campaigns and events.Volunteers can support on an occasional basis or deliver their own specific activities (pub quiz, car boot sale,) etc. Volunteers can also support the department with admin, research, awareness raising and social media work.

Easter Fundraising street collections

Thursday 06 April Derry / Londonderry

Student Work Placements:

We can facilitate student / work related placements. Applicants must be over 18 years old and any discipline can apply if deemed relevant. Placements must be a minimum of 4 weeks and long term placements are also welcomed. Applicants will require AccessNI clearance, a placement contract and placement indemnity agreement.

To apply please contact

Jenny Groves - Volunteer Co-ordinator

Unit4, Nelson Street Trade Center, Nelson Street

Belfast BT15 1BH

TEL: 028 95 215 115

EMAIL: volunteerni:depaulcharity.net

 

 

 


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