Group Leader


Group Leader.

What's Involved
The successful candidate will be asked to complete the House Volunteer Training. 

The Group Leader will work with the other Group Volunteer and Volunteer Coordinator to ensure the smooth running of the Group in the House.

The Group Leader takes responsibility for the Group while they are in the house for their Group.

Key Responsibilities
1. Open the House and ensure Alarm turned off if no Drop In Volunteer / Staff present
2. Check in with other Volunteer
3. Welcoming people into the Group, remember 2 Volunteers present before door can be opened
4. Introducing new members to the House, the Whats On, Red Folder and house policies
5. Ensuring harmony within the Group
6. Reporting any issues arising from the Group to the Volunteer Coordinator
7. Reporting back to the Group from the Volunteer Coordinator
8. Ensuring 2 Trained Volunteers present for Group and fill in initials on rota
9. Ensuring the house clean & tidy after your group.
10. To promote and create awareness of the work of Áras Folláin and the importance of raising funds
11. Ensure the blinds are closed, lights turned off and doors securely locked on leaving if no Drop In Volunteers are present.
12. Any other responsibilities that may arise
13. Check out with other Volunteer

What's required for this position
1. Friendly manner and good with people
2. An understanding of English and a good communicator
3. Helpful and Polite
4. Reliable and punctual
5. Non-judgemental/accepting attitude
6. Knowledgeable about Áras Folláin and its activities
7. An interest in the Group
8. Understanding of the House Policies

Times and commitment required for this role:
One of the following -
Varies depending on the Group meeting times.

Hours required: 
Varies depending on the Group meeting times.

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Volunteer Application Form