Volunteer(s) opportunity for one or more Assistants to work with DSL Speech & Language Therapists providing a Pre-School Readiness Programme to children with Down Syndrome.  

These children have special needs so the role requires an assistant to help with all daily activities during preschool hours. More importantly, the ideal Candidate must be able to promote good communication and language skills and a knowledge of speech strategies and/or knowledge in the area of teaching/disabilities/occupational therapy or social work would be an advantage. 

The successful applicant should have a strong desire to work with children and an interest in promoting the care and well being of children with disabilities. 


Days and hours to be confirmed but likely to be:

  • Every Second Wednesday - Term Time Only January to May from 10am to 12.30pm For the Pre-School Readiness Programme.
  • Monday to Wednesday 10am to 2.30pm for 1 week of Easter Holidays and 2 Weeks in July for Camps


Curriculum Vitae & 2 references required.

Garda Vetting will be required so please apply early.