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Career Break Opportunities

Many  people come to a point in their lives when they might want to take a career break. They may look for a change or find that they look for a life more meaningful, than their present situation. Camphill can really benefit from people that bring life experience, a certain maturity and idealism. Whether you want to join Camphill as a family or as an indivdual, talk to us regarding different opportunities, that exist whether on a short term or longterm basis.

We are particularly interested to hear from families or individuals with relavant or transferable experiences, such as social care, social work, farming, horticulture,crafts on management experience. Our communities will assist with training, supervision and mentoring to ensure that the new experience is a positive one.

Vacancies

Please Note Shortterm refers to vacancies with upto 1 year commitment

 

3 Lifesharing Live-In FEMALE CO WORKERS URGENTLY REQUIRED From 01 Aug 2017

We are looking for motivated, energetic and responsible volunteers interested in joining our life sharing community to live and work alongside adults with special needs.

You will join a vibrant young team of about 12 -14 young adults between the ages of 18-24 from many different countries. The role involves living in a household in the community together with adults with special needs, supporting them in their day to day needs and work life. This role would best suit empathetic, caring and responsible people with a strong sense of commitment. Good English is essential and preference is given to those who can commit for the full year.

Please do get in touch with us personally to explore more about the role, we are very happy to answer any questions that you may have.

You can make contact by email or phone -

Contact Ben Gamble

on 00353 45 481597
or 00353 85 1311608.


A keen interest in adults with special needs is required. An interest in social care, art, music, farming/gardening, homemaking or a specific craft is an advantage. English language is a key requirement. Full training and induction into the role will be provided as well as mandatory external training. Reflective supervision is provided on a one to one basis at regular intervals.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18
The Bridge Community View Herethebridge CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Ben Gamble admin.thebridge@camphill.ie 00353 45 481597 or 00353 851311608

Long Term Residential Volunteers / House Parents in a life sharing household From 01 Aug 2017

 

We are looking for House Parents, and we welcome applications from single people or couples, prepared to join us as enthusiastic and responsible co-workers, with an interest in Camphill life and preferably some experience in community living, although this is not essential. The house communities are at the heart of life at The Bridge. We need people who can help us carry the responsibility and consciousness of our community and to participate in all aspects of our daily life, working as part of a wider team with our dedicated employees, volunteers, younger residential volunteers and social care professionals.


English language is key requirement. Full induction and training into the role will be provided as well as mandatory external training. Reflective supervision is provided on a one to one basis at regular intervals.

Period: Minimum 2 years Minimum Age 25
The Bridge Community View Herethebridge CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Ben Gamble admin.thebridge@camphill.ie 00353 45 481597 or 00353 851311608

2 Female Co-worker (residential volunteer) From 01 Aug 2017

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer who can stay with us for at least one year.

Your work and life involve supporting people with/without intellectual disabilities in house communities and workshops by working together.

Excellent English is essential and good sense of humor and communication skills will be important. It is also important to have willingness to work and cooperate closely with people who have chosen to live and work in Camphill and willingness to learn and accept something different from what you have known. 

We will offer you an introductory training as well as mandatory trainings such as manual handling, fire extinguisher training.

This work and life are challenging but rewarding. If you want to develop yourself and experience something totally different from what you have experienced, this is the place for you.

I am looking forward to hearing from you soon!


Period: Minimum 3 months
Carrick-on-Suir Community View Herecarrick-on-suir CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: camphillcarrick@gmail.com

Lifesharing Live-In long term residential volunteers From 01 Aug 2017

Camphill Community Mountshannon is in the early stages of looking for House Coordinators for a potential new house in the Community. We welcome applications from single, couples or families, prepared to join our young community as enthusiastic and responsible coworkers, with an interest in Camphill life and Ethos, preferably with experience in community living, social care although this is not essential.

 

We need people who can help us carry the responsability and consciousness of our community and to participate in all aspects of our daily life, together with a team of long term coworkers and employees.

Applicants need to be open and willing to carry administrative tasks and to work in accordance with the National Standards for Social Care.

What we are envisioning is a third residential house, commencing mid 2017 approx. Our community life includes: a supported independent living programme; a developing day service;a weavery; a basket weavery and a small garden/farm which we are in the early stages of transforming into a Social farm.Our houses are in separate locations on the edges of a small village and integration in every day life of the village is very important to us.

Initial expressions of interest to camphillmountshannon@gmail.com

Period:Minimum 2 years:Minimum age:25


Period: Minimum 2 years Minimum Age 25
Mountshannon Community View Heremountshannon CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: camphillmountshannon@gmail.com

2 Lifesharing Live-In Camphill Kyle is looking for Live -in Volunteers startinin August From 01 Aug 2017

We are looking for  enthusiastic people to volunteer with us at Camphill Kyle for 10-12 months starting in August 2017. 

Kyle is a rural life-sharing community in the sunny South East, just outside Callan and about 15 km away from Kilkenny. 

We are looking for volunteers to help support our residents throughout their daily life , on outings and in workshops. We are looking for people who are open and willing to engage in festivals as well as have an interest in social care  , arts , farm and garden . 

Good written and spoken english  , a caring character and a sense of commitment is essential.

For more information please contact  Inga ( 00353567725737, kylecommunity@gmail.com ) . 

We are looking forward hearing from you . 

 

 


Interest in Social care work , Good written and spoken English , Enthusiasm and Motivation  We expect people to work with Camphill Kyle management and within the Social Care Regulations in Ireland. Successful applicants are expected to take part in trainings.

Period: Minimum 9 months Minimum Age 18
Kyle Community View Herekyle CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Inga Schmager Kylecommunity@gmail.com 00353863609566 or 00353567725737 ( 9.00-17.00 Mon -Fri)

4 Lifesharing Live-In Male - Short Term Volunteer Care Assistant From 29 Aug 2017

Camphill Community Grangemockler is a rural based community consisting of four main houses a farm, garden, estate & weavery where adults with and without special needs live and or work together. The Community is situated in a rural part of South Tipperary with the nearest towns being, Carrick-on-Suir, Callan, Clonmel, Kilkenny City and Waterford City. Currently the community consists of 21 Residents, 27 Employees, 1 Long Term Volunteer and between 16 to 18 volunteers with a wide range of nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Working within this diverse and dynamic team allows personal development, friendships, new ideas and perspectives to flourish. Each house has 4-6 residents as well as 4 live in volunteers and is run by an employed House Coordinator and a Deputy House Coordinator, who support the volunteers in their work, and take responsibility for the residents care, wellbeing and personal records. Volunteers are asked to help in the personal care of adults with special needs, both physically and socially. Volunteers may have a variety of tasks such as cooking, cleaning, helping on the land or assisting in the weavery, as well as taking an active part in cultural activities and community-building. Volunteers usually stay for 1 year although applications for periods of 6 months or more will be considered. Volunteers who wish to extend their stay in the community are accepted on the basis of the communities needs although applications are always welcome. Further educational and training opportunities can be made available to those extending their stay. The first three months of the volunteer period is considered a trial period and the community reserves the right to ask any volunteer to leave after this if they are not suitable or unable to complete the work required. We also insist that all volunteers have a proficient level of English before arriving in the community, as English must be spoken at all times when in the company of residents and is crucial in communicating with and understanding other members of the community. In Camphill Community Grangemockler Volunteer Care Assistants work on a shift basis during the week and on a team basis on weekends, community events and Public Holidays. The shift basis involves being on either an Early Shift (07.30 – 13.30 & 14.30 – 17.30) or a Late Shift (13.00 – 21.30). STCW’s are also expected to stay on duty at night on Fire Safety shift (sleeping) between three or four times a week. At times split shifts are required Time outside of the shifts is often used by volunteers to rest, socialize, engage in cultural activities or focus on personal development and perhaps to share ideas about the work being done in the community. Some volunteers may be asked to become drivers for the community and vehicles may be available for personal use when not needed elsewhere. However public transport is also available from the local village. Each volunteer has one day off and this will either be Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays and may change depending on the house and community’s needs. On the weekends and for various community events, as well as Public Holidays throughout the year there are no scheduled shifts and volunteers are expected to work together as a team. This means sharing the workload and helping each other to complete the necessary tasks from morning until evening. Volunteers who bring a particular talent are invited to and often run, or help organise an evening or weekend activity such as Storytelling, Music, Arts & Crafts outside of their scheduled shift times. These activities are for the benefit of residents as well as the other volunteers whose active participation and assistance contribute to the social atmosphere in the community and enjoyment of all who live in the community.? A typical weekday: • This starts with assisting residents in their morning routines, preparing and eating breakfast. After breakfast everyone helps to, tidy up and prepare for the day ahead. • The community meets for Morning Gathering at 09.15 in the community hall. We open with a verse and we go over the plans for the day. We close the Gathering with a Seasonal song before wishing everyone a good day. • The remainder of the mornings are spent either in the house helping residents with various tasks such as cooking, cleaning, admin or in assisting our Day Services (Farm, Garden & Estate) by helping one or more of our residents achieve their own personal goals while engaging in meaningful work. From time to time it will also be necessary for volunteers to work alone in the house or Day Service to ensure all the daily tasks are completed to a high standard. • Everyone meets in their respective houses for lunch at 12.30 and helps to tidy up afterwards. Those starting the Late Shift usually provide lunch break cover from 13.30 – 14.30, while those on the Early Shift take a break for the hour. The exception to this is on Wednesdays when everyone from the house meets for a weekly meeting. • Starting at 14.30 (15.30 on Wednesdays) the afternoons consist of assisting Day Services (Weavery, Farm, Garden & Estate) again by helping one or more of our residents achieve their own personal goals while engaging in meaningful work. Or in helping one or more of the residents in meeting their personal care plans in the house or outside of the community. The afternoon Day Services finish at 17.30 and residents and volunteers return to their respective houses for Supper at 18.00. • Those volunteers on the Late Shift help residents prepare supper and assist residents with the various evening activities held throughout the week before assisting residents in their evening routines before they go to bed usually between 21.00 – 21.30. • One or two volunteers are expected to stay on duty in the house at night, although they can be asleep. This is to ensure that an evacuation can be undertaken, in the unlikely event that a fire or other emergency occurs. Volunteers can expect to be scheduled for this between 3 or 4 times a week but this will be determined by the needs of the house on a weekly basis. Weekends: We usually spend some time during the weekend to work together in the house and to spend time together socially. Weekends may involve a house or community outing to some place of interest, attending church for those who wish to, and other activities which there may not be time for during the week. Mealtimes: Meals are communal in all the houses and those on shift must attend to support the residents, however those off shift are also welcome and encouraged to attend meal times. You may of course use the kitchen to prepare personal meals outside of your scheduled shift as long as it doesn’t interfere with communal meals/meal preparation. We would really like you to feel at home in Grangemockler, so if you have any special dietary needs please let us know. We look forward to receiving you application and are happy to answer any questions you may have


Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18 Salary: n/a
Grangemockler Community View Heregrangemockler CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: George Frister grangemockler.applications@gmail.com

4 Lifesharing Live-In Female - Short Term Volunteer Care Assistant From 29 Aug 2017

Camphill Community Grangemockler is a rural based community consisting of four main houses a farm, garden, estate & weavery where adults with and without special needs live and or work together. The Community is situated in a rural part of South Tipperary with the nearest towns being, Carrick-on-Suir, Callan, Clonmel, Kilkenny City and Waterford City. Currently the community consists of 21 Residents, 27 Employees, 1 Long Term Volunteer and between 16 to 18 volunteers with a wide range of nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Working within this diverse and dynamic team allows personal development, friendships, new ideas and perspectives to flourish. Each house has 4-6 residents as well as 4 live in volunteers and is run by an employed House Coordinator and a Deputy House Coordinator, who support the volunteers in their work, and take responsibility for the residents care, wellbeing and personal records. Volunteers are asked to help in the personal care of adults with special needs, both physically and socially. Volunteers may have a variety of tasks such as cooking, cleaning, helping on the land or assisting in the weavery, as well as taking an active part in cultural activities and community-building. Volunteers usually stay for 1 year although applications for periods of 6 months or more will be considered. Volunteers who wish to extend their stay in the community are accepted on the basis of the communities needs although applications are always welcome. Further educational and training opportunities can be made available to those extending their stay. The first three months of the volunteer period is considered a trial period and the community reserves the right to ask any volunteer to leave after this if they are not suitable or unable to complete the work required. We also insist that all volunteers have a proficient level of English before arriving in the community, as English must be spoken at all times when in the company of residents and is crucial in communicating with and understanding other members of the community. In Camphill Community Grangemockler Volunteer Care Assistants work on a shift basis during the week and on a team basis on weekends, community events and Public Holidays. The shift basis involves being on either an Early Shift (07.30 – 13.30 & 14.30 – 17.30) or a Late Shift (13.00 – 21.30). STCW’s are also expected to stay on duty at night on Fire Safety shift (sleeping) between three or four times a week. At times split shifts are required Time outside of the shifts is often used by volunteers to rest, socialize, engage in cultural activities or focus on personal development and perhaps to share ideas about the work being done in the community. Some volunteers may be asked to become drivers for the community and vehicles may be available for personal use when not needed elsewhere. However public transport is also available from the local village. Each volunteer has one day off and this will either be Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays and may change depending on the house and community’s needs. On the weekends and for various community events, as well as Public Holidays throughout the year there are no scheduled shifts and volunteers are expected to work together as a team. This means sharing the workload and helping each other to complete the necessary tasks from morning until evening. Volunteers who bring a particular talent are invited to and often run, or help organise an evening or weekend activity such as Storytelling, Music, Arts & Crafts outside of their scheduled shift times. These activities are for the benefit of residents as well as the other volunteers whose active participation and assistance contribute to the social atmosphere in the community and enjoyment of all who live in the community.? A typical weekday: • This starts with assisting residents in their morning routines, preparing and eating breakfast. After breakfast everyone helps to, tidy up and prepare for the day ahead. • The community meets for Morning Gathering at 09.15 in the community hall. We open with a verse and we go over the plans for the day. We close the Gathering with a Seasonal song before wishing everyone a good day. • The remainder of the mornings are spent either in the house helping residents with various tasks such as cooking, cleaning, admin or in assisting our Day Services (Farm, Garden & Estate) by helping one or more of our residents achieve their own personal goals while engaging in meaningful work. From time to time it will also be necessary for volunteers to work alone in the house or Day Service to ensure all the daily tasks are completed to a high standard. • Everyone meets in their respective houses for lunch at 12.30 and helps to tidy up afterwards. Those starting the Late Shift usually provide lunch break cover from 13.30 – 14.30, while those on the Early Shift take a break for the hour. The exception to this is on Wednesdays when everyone from the house meets for a weekly meeting. • Starting at 14.30 (15.30 on Wednesdays) the afternoons consist of assisting Day Services (Weavery, Farm, Garden & Estate) again by helping one or more of our residents achieve their own personal goals while engaging in meaningful work. Or in helping one or more of the residents in meeting their personal care plans in the house or outside of the community. The afternoon Day Services finish at 17.30 and residents and volunteers return to their respective houses for Supper at 18.00. • Those volunteers on the Late Shift help residents prepare supper and assist residents with the various evening activities held throughout the week before assisting residents in their evening routines before they go to bed usually between 21.00 – 21.30. • One or two volunteers are expected to stay on duty in the house at night, although they can be asleep. This is to ensure that an evacuation can be undertaken, in the unlikely event that a fire or other emergency occurs. Volunteers can expect to be scheduled for this between 3 or 4 times a week but this will be determined by the needs of the house on a weekly basis. Weekends: We usually spend some time during the weekend to work together in the house and to spend time together socially. Weekends may involve a house or community outing to some place of interest, attending church for those who wish to, and other activities which there may not be time for during the week. Mealtimes: Meals are communal in all the houses and those on shift must attend to support the residents, however those off shift are also welcome and encouraged to attend meal times. You may of course use the kitchen to prepare personal meals outside of your scheduled shift as long as it doesn’t interfere with communal meals/meal preparation. We would really like you to feel at home in Grangemockler, so if you have any special dietary needs please let us know. We look forward to receiving you application and are happy to answer any questions you may have


Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18 Salary: n/a
Grangemockler Community View Heregrangemockler CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: George Frister grangemockler.applications@gmail.com

2 Lifesharing Live-In Co-worker From 01 Sep 2017

We are looking for motivated, energetic and responsible volunteers interested in joining our life sharing community to live and work alongside adults with special needs. You will join a vibrant young team of about 20-25 young adults from many different countries. The role involves living in a household in the community together with adults with special needs, supporting them in their day to day needs and work life. This role would best suit empathetic, caring and responsible people with a strong sense of commitment. Good English is essential and preference is given to those who can commit for the full year. Please do get in touch with us personally to explore more about the role, we are very happy to answer any questions that you may have. You can make contact by email or phone - Contact Claire McCreesh on camphillduffcarrig@gmail.com; +353 87 182 6510 A keen interest in adults with special needs is required. An interest in social care, art, music, farming/gardening, homemaking or a specific craft is an advantage. English language is a key requirement. Full training and induction into the role will be provided as well as mandatory external training. We look forward to hearing from you.


Qualifications: Good level of English (essential). Good communication skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Previous experience in Camphill (very good but not essential). We'll provide training for this task. We need caring, enthusiastic and organized people who are able to help take care of the house, residents and also join our workshops.  

Period: Minimum 6 months Minimum Age 18
Duffcarrig Community View Hereduffcarrig CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Claire McCreesh camphillduffcarrig@gmail.com +353 (0) 871826510

2 Lifesharing Live-In Long-term Co-Worker From 01 Sep 2017

Camphill Community Grangemockler is looking for an individual or a couple with several years of Camphill experience and ideally an anthroposophic education who could lead and drive the cultural and spiritual life of the community. The person we are looking for must be fully committed to the Camphill ethos and knowledgeable in the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and how these are applied in Social Therapy and willing to teach others as well as lead by example. The person or couple would not be expected to be part of the day-to-day management of the community but their responsibility would be the cultural and spiritual life of the community. This may be suitable for a long-term co-worker looking to move into semi-retirement but remain living in a community.


In-depth knowledge of and commitment to the Camphill ethos, social therapy and anthroposophy. The person should be of good character and ideally be experienced in organising and leading cultural events and teaching.

Period: Longterm Minimum Age 23
Grangemockler Community View Heregrangemockler CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: George Frister grangemockler.applications@gmail.com

4 Lifesharing Live-In Female - Short Term Volunteer Care Assistant From 29 Sep 2017

Camphill Community Grangemockler is a rural based community consisting of four main houses a farm, garden, estate & weavery where adults with and without special needs live and or work together. The Community is situated in a rural part of South Tipperary with the nearest towns being, Carrick-on-Suir, Callan, Clonmel, Kilkenny City and Waterford City. Currently the community consists of 21 Residents, 27 Employees, 1 Long Term Volunteer and between 16 to 18 volunteers with a wide range of nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Working within this diverse and dynamic team allows personal development, friendships, new ideas and perspectives to flourish. Each house has 4-6 residents as well as 4 live in volunteers and is run by an employed House Coordinator and a Deputy House Coordinator, who support the volunteers in their work, and take responsibility for the residents care, wellbeing and personal records. Volunteers are asked to help in the personal care of adults with special needs, both physically and socially. Volunteers may have a variety of tasks such as cooking, cleaning, helping on the land or assisting in the weavery, as well as taking an active part in cultural activities and community-building. Volunteers usually stay for 1 year although applications for periods of 6 months or more will be considered. Volunteers who wish to extend their stay in the community are accepted on the basis of the communities needs although applications are always welcome. Further educational and training opportunities can be made available to those extending their stay. The first three months of the volunteer period is considered a trial period and the community reserves the right to ask any volunteer to leave after this if they are not suitable or unable to complete the work required. We also insist that all volunteers have a proficient level of English before arriving in the community, as English must be spoken at all times when in the company of residents and is crucial in communicating with and understanding other members of the community. In Camphill Community Grangemockler Volunteer Care Assistants work on a shift basis during the week and on a team basis on weekends, community events and Public Holidays. The shift basis involves being on either an Early Shift (07.30 – 13.30 & 14.30 – 17.30) or a Late Shift (13.00 – 21.30). STCW’s are also expected to stay on duty at night on Fire Safety shift (sleeping) between three or four times a week. At times split shifts are required Time outside of the shifts is often used by volunteers to rest, socialize, engage in cultural activities or focus on personal development and perhaps to share ideas about the work being done in the community. Some volunteers may be asked to become drivers for the community and vehicles may be available for personal use when not needed elsewhere. However public transport is also available from the local village. Each volunteer has one day off and this will either be Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays and may change depending on the house and community’s needs. On the weekends and for various community events, as well as Public Holidays throughout the year there are no scheduled shifts and volunteers are expected to work together as a team. This means sharing the workload and helping each other to complete the necessary tasks from morning until evening. Volunteers who bring a particular talent are invited to and often run, or help organise an evening or weekend activity such as Storytelling, Music, Arts & Crafts outside of their scheduled shift times. These activities are for the benefit of residents as well as the other volunteers whose active participation and assistance contribute to the social atmosphere in the community and enjoyment of all who live in the community.? A typical weekday: • This starts with assisting residents in their morning routines, preparing and eating breakfast. After breakfast everyone helps to, tidy up and prepare for the day ahead. • The community meets for Morning Gathering at 09.15 in the community hall. We open with a verse and we go over the plans for the day. We close the Gathering with a Seasonal song before wishing everyone a good day. • The remainder of the mornings are spent either in the house helping residents with various tasks such as cooking, cleaning, admin or in assisting our Day Services (Farm, Garden & Estate) by helping one or more of our residents achieve their own personal goals while engaging in meaningful work. From time to time it will also be necessary for volunteers to work alone in the house or Day Service to ensure all the daily tasks are completed to a high standard. • Everyone meets in their respective houses for lunch at 12.30 and helps to tidy up afterwards. Those starting the Late Shift usually provide lunch break cover from 13.30 – 14.30, while those on the Early Shift take a break for the hour. The exception to this is on Wednesdays when everyone from the house meets for a weekly meeting. • Starting at 14.30 (15.30 on Wednesdays) the afternoons consist of assisting Day Services (Weavery, Farm, Garden & Estate) again by helping one or more of our residents achieve their own personal goals while engaging in meaningful work. Or in helping one or more of the residents in meeting their personal care plans in the house or outside of the community. The afternoon Day Services finish at 17.30 and residents and volunteers return to their respective houses for Supper at 18.00. • Those volunteers on the Late Shift help residents prepare supper and assist residents with the various evening activities held throughout the week before assisting residents in their evening routines before they go to bed usually between 21.00 – 21.30. • One or two volunteers are expected to stay on duty in the house at night, although they can be asleep. This is to ensure that an evacuation can be undertaken, in the unlikely event that a fire or other emergency occurs. Volunteers can expect to be scheduled for this between 3 or 4 times a week but this will be determined by the needs of the house on a weekly basis. Weekends: We usually spend some time during the weekend to work together in the house and to spend time together socially. Weekends may involve a house or community outing to some place of interest, attending church for those who wish to, and other activities which there may not be time for during the week. Mealtimes: Meals are communal in all the houses and those on shift must attend to support the residents, however those off shift are also welcome and encouraged to attend meal times. You may of course use the kitchen to prepare personal meals outside of your scheduled shift as long as it doesn’t interfere with communal meals/meal preparation. We would really like you to feel at home in Grangemockler, so if you have any special dietary needs please let us know. We look forward to receiving you application and are happy to answer any questions you may have


Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18 Salary: n/a
Grangemockler Community View Heregrangemockler CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: George Frister grangemockler.applications@gmail.com

1 SHORT TERM CO-WORKER From 01 Oct 2017

We are looking for Volunteers who are motivated, enthusiastic and responsible to join our life sharing community, live and work alongside adults with special needs. The role involves living in a household in the community together with (young) adults with special needs. You will join one of our house communities, where you share responsibilities with other volunteers. You will be working and living very closely not only with our special needs people, but also with our other volunteers. The start date is early September It would be an advantage if you would have a drivers license with at least 2 years driving experience. Although we prefer applicants who are 20 years or older and can make a commitment for at least one year, it is not a specific requirement and for the right candidate, we can be flexible! If you have any questions or want to know more about this position, please contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Average/Good  level of spoken English is essential! Having a driver license for 2 years or more is an advantage. Mature personality

Period: Minimum 9 months Minimum Age 20
Dingle Community View Heredingle CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Uta Jensen volunteeringdingle@gmail.com (+353) 66 915 2512 Office hours every Tuesday & Wednesday 9-5

2 Junior Coworker From 01 Feb 2018

We are interested to hear from enthusiastic young men and women who would like to spend a year sharing our community life in a small town near Kilkenny. Volunteers will join a house community supporting adults with a variety of needs. Some of those we support have high needs, including physical / intimate care and constant supervision. Others live in their own accommondation and need friends visiting regularly to support them as they manage their own lives. Our life is challenging for all, and very rewarding for those who engage and participate fully. Visit the Callan  page and read 'Our Stories' to hear what past volunteers have to say. Good English is essential, and it helps if you bring energy, initiative and humour! Our starting dates are flexible - in your application please answer these two additional questions. 1: when are you free to start? 2: can you stay a full year?


Necessary training and induction will be provided

Period: Minimum 9 months Minimum Age 19
Callan Community View Herecallan CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: callan@camphill.ie

1 SHORT TERM CO-WORKER From 01 Mar 2018

We are looking for Volunteers who are motivated, enthusiastic and responsible to join our life sharing community, live and work alongside adults with special needs. The role involves living in a household in the community together with (young) adults with special needs. You will join one of our house communities, where you share responsibilities with other volunteers. You will be working and living very closely not only with our special needs people,  but also with our other volunteers. The start date is early September It would be an advantage if you would have a drivers license with at least 2 years driving experience. Although we prefer applicants who are 20 years or older and can make a commitment for at least one year, it is not a specific requirement and for the right candidate, we can be flexible! If you have any questions or want to know more about this position, please contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Average/Good  level of spoken English is essential! Having a driver license for 2 years or more is an advantage. Mature personality

Period: Minimum 9 months Minimum Age 20
Dingle Community View Heredingle CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Uta Jensen volunteeringdingle@gmail.com (+353) 66 915 2512 Office hours every Tuesday & Wednesday 9-5

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