Crosscare: General Painting and Light Maintenance Volunteer


The Project:  Bentley House Homeless services - Provides accommodation to 40 people in 4 separate buildings

Vol. Role Title: General Painting and Light Maintenance Volunteer

Reports to: Shift Co-ordinator


  • To provide a wide variety of general maintenance and painting for Bentley House.
  • Reporting any unusual damage noticed in the building.
  • Assist in any work carried out by external contractors
  • To maintain open communication with all staff on shift
  • To observe Crosscare Health & Safety Procedures
  • To observe clear professional boundaries in relations with guests
  • To respect guests right to confidentiality in our relationship with them as per the Crosscare Confidentiality and Code of conduct policies
  • To promote respect, diversity and equal opportunity
  • To be able to volunteer as part of a team.
  • To attend volunteer meetings to give feedback on your volunteering experience.
  • To commit to weekly volunteering for 6 months as agreed at induction
  • Be able to work on own initiative

Support offered to vol.:

  • Thorough Induction to Role, Crosscare and service
  • Ongoing support from Team

Essential Skills/attributes:

  • Identify and report any potential risks
  • Experience working/ volunteering with vulnerable adults and/or experience in homeless services.

Desirable skills/attributes:

  • We are looking for volunteers who are empathetic; non-judgmental. Volunteers who can be patient, flexible and supportive with our guests in a very busy environment

Learning opportunities offered:

  • Gain an understanding of issues faced by people who are homeless
  • Gain an understanding of how Crosscare services work to support vulnerable people
  • Knowledge of health and Safety Procedures

Location: Dunlaoghaire

Volunteer days/hours: Flexible

Commitment Duration: 6 months

Please contact
Or phone 01-8360011 Ext 100

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
11th Mar, 2021
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
Expiry Date
11th May, 2021