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Crosscare involves hundreds of wonderful volunteers across our services, and we welcome applications for a wide variety of volunteer roles. Our volunteers provide a unique and essential link between our service users and the wider community, and we value their contribution to our work.

If you choose to volunteer with us, we will do all we can to make you feel part of the Crosscare family and match you with a role that you will find enjoyable, helpful, and rewarding.

There is a planned approach involving volunteers in Crosscare, no matter how big or small the programme is. Like every volunteer, every role description is unique, so our goal is to find the right match between the volunteer and the service. We talk through the role with the volunteer and invite them to come for a visit before proceeding with their application. Every volunteer has a dedicated volunteer manager who ensures that they are appropriately inducted, trained, supported and recognised to carry out their role confidently. Volunteers give their precious time to us for free, so our responsibility in Crosscare is to ensure time is well spent.

 

Volunteering Roles Available

Darndale Community Foodbank (Dublin 17)

Are you looking for a hands-on volunteer opportunity where you are also part of a local community addressing food poverty? Crosscare is looking for packing volunteers to join their team! If you can get to Darndale Newlife centre on a Thursday morning 9.30 -12.30 (Food Bank pre-packing) or a Friday morning 8.15 -12.00 (Foodbank Day) we’d love to hear from you! Contact Orla at volunteer@crosscare.ie/086 1301575

 

Portland row Cafe Relief Dish washing volunteer (Dublin 1)

Would you like to help in a really practical way to support people in food poverty in the community?

Crosscare community cafe is looking for volunteers to help our wonderful kitchen staff behind the scenes as a volunteer kitchen porter.

We would be looking for you to cover the odd shift (with plenty of notice!) any days from Monday – Friday 10.30-12.30. Contact Orla at volunteer@crosscare.ie/086 1301575

 

CLAN (Dublin 3, Dublin 7)

Our Crosscare links and Advocacy Service CLAN are looking for volunteers to facilitate monthly sessions for a fantastic group who have moved from homelessness into independent living.

Sessions will be taking place 3-5 on Mondays D3/D7 (evening options coming soon). Here are some ideas, but we welcome any skills or talents!  Yoga, movement, wellbeing, Meditation, beauticians, barbers, hairdressers, Fitness/walking, Journaling/ creative writing. Once off or taster sessions are welcome if you are tight on time! Contact Orla at volunteer@crosscare.ie/086 1301575

 

Finglas Youth Service is looking for activity support volunteers to help with a great group of 10 to 15-year-olds on  Thursday evenings or Saturday afternoons.  Whether you would like to help out or facilitate something yourself, we’d love to invite you for a once-off session to see what you think! Some activities include:

dance, yoga, wellness, Arts & crafts, cooking/baking, fitness, gardening, music, bike maintenance

Contact Orla at volunteer@crosscare.ie/086 1301575

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