Shannon’s Hopeline: Grant Applications Volunteer

Shannon’s Hopleine

The Mission of Shannon’s Hopeline is to prevent suicide among young people in the Dublin Area by supporting and educating them and their families to mind their mental health so they can be positive, full of hope, strong, confident and resilient. Shannon’s Hopeline do this by providing a low- cost counselling service for young people up to the age of 25 and provide a workshop called ‘Be Kind to your Mind’ to schools and youth clubs. Workshop includes confidence building, bullying, mindfulness and gratitude.

For more information please visit our website:

Grant Applications Volunteer

The role of a Grant Applications Volunteer will be to research and identify funding and grant initiatives for youth mental health.

Main Duties:

  • To prepare high quality grant applications and proposals in order to secure financial support as well as long term partnerships.
  • The provision of grant administration, keeping accurate records
  • To attend monthly meetings where possible.

Knowledge and skills required

  • Knowledge of researching grant options available
  • The ability to fill in and prepare grant applications
  • Experienced with all aspects of grant applications and processes
  • A positive outlook on life and interested in the area of mental health and young people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Why should you join us?

This is a great opportunity to get involved in mental health. You will be part of an organisation working to develop strong and confident young people.

Time Commitment

The location and times of where you will carry out these duties is flexible. We require a minimum of 2 hours a week.

CV should be sent to Lisa Kelleher at



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