November 06, 2016
Mercy International Association, 64a Lower Baggot St, Dublin, welcomes applicants for its volunteer positions in 2018.
L-r: Pat O'Connor Marley and Mary Ann Ryan setting a breakfast table
Pat O'Connor Marley (Thousand Oaks, California) and Mary Ann Ryan (Camarillo, California) are volunteering at MIC in April-May 2017. Asked about their experiences Pat and Mary Ann said:
'Meeting wonderful people from all over the world and everything here at Mercy house (MIC) is very special and we wouldn't have missed this opportunity to be where the spirit of mercy is so prevalent.'
Why not consider volunteering?
Volunteers need to be able to commit to 8 – 12 weeks between 22 January 2018 & 30 November, 2018
Open to Sisters, Associates and Friends of Mercy.
Single person or couple
Duties: Household Duties * General Reception *Tours * Gift shop
Requirements: Ability to be a team member* Initiative* Cheerful disposition* Good health & plenty of energy
Hours: 5 days per week (flexitime) which includes
-Evening/overnight duties (on roster)
-Weekend duties (on roster)
-At least two consecutive days off each week
Live in. Board & lodging provided
(Volunteers fund their own costs of travel)
Applications: will be accepted up to 30 April 2017
Please send a simple Curriculum Vitae, including your preferred dates, to:
Margaret Scroope rsm - Team Leader Administration & Finance
Here are ten good reasons to volunteer at Baggot Street - or anywhere you can give service:
#10: It's good for you. #9: It saves resources. #8: Volunteers gain professional experience. #7: It brings people together. #6: It promotes personal growth and self esteem. #5: Volunteering strengthens your community. #4: You learn a lot. #3: You get a chance to give back. #2: Volunteering encourages civic responsibility.
#1: You make a difference.