Long Term Volunteers Needed for Glebe House Centre, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

18 Oct 2016

Glebe House Residential Centre in Strangford Co Down N.Ireland is now recruiting for 2 Medium / Long Term Volunteers to join their volunteer team, starting at the end of January or the beginning of February 2017 for a six month to one year volunteer placement. From late January to June or right up to December 2017, Glebe House can be flexible regarding the period of their stay.

They are looking for volunteers interested in working with Children and Adults on a wide range of community relation’s activities. The volunteers are needed to assist with the Glebe House programme and will be fully involved in every aspect of it. They will assist in organising and joining in activity sessions, taking part in planning and running activities. The volunteers will also share responsibilities for the associated routines of running the Glebe House centre, including looking after our Donkeys. The volunteers will also have the opportunity to work in the gardens and activity areas and help with ongoing repairs and future developments at the centre.

Glebe House Kashia + Vitaly painting Glebe House International night

Requirements: All volunteers must be over 18 years old and can speak English to an acceptable degree.

Volunteers should be willing to work and live full time, in a residential capacity at our Centre in Strangford, Co Down, Northern Ireland.

The volunteers do not need to have any previous experience but do need to be well motivated and willing to learn, they should have the ability to cope well under the sometimes hectic and very busy programmes that Glebe House provides.

Practical details: All volunteers will receive training and out of pocket expenses. Food and accommodation is provided along with weekly pocket money.

More details: SCI’s Long Term Volunteering Projects Database

Applications: Through SCI branches/partners to ivp@vsi.ie