Sage Support & Advocacy Service: Volunteer Support People



Support People

SAGE is a Support and Advocacy service which promotes and protects the rights, freedom and dignity of older people and adults who may be vulnerable.

To enable the organisation to deliver on its mission, a team of Support People are to be recruited. The persons appointed will promote Sage and awareness of its services at local level and will provide general support to Sage clients to enable them to make or have their voice heard. Support People will interact with various key audiences, including service providers and relevant community and voluntary organisations.

Volunteers will be individuals who can demonstrate empathy with the objectives of Sage and skills in communicating and developing relationships with key stakeholders, i.e. HSE, Nursing Homes, general practitioners, community services etc. They will be service – oriented people with well- developed interpersonal and influencing skills.

Having considered the role description carefully, applicants should complete the application form which is available in word format here, or alternatively you can complete the application through our online web-form, which is available on our website.

A detailed Role Description is available on

Training will be provided in the following areas:
Dublin – June
Cork – July
Waterford – July
Limerick – August
Galway – September

Information events and one-to-one interviews are ongoing prior to training.

For more information contact Helen Fitzgerald, Recruitment & Information Coordinator on (01) 536 7335 – (086) 130 2712 or by email


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