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GMIT Letterfrack visit to QDS 

02 October 2014
As part of QDS Woodwork Departments on-going partnership and further development,15 teacher students, Lecturer Mr Kevin Maye and Head of the Department Mr Dermot O'Donovan from GMIT Letterfrack visited QDS on Monday 29th September.
 
GMIT Letterfrack is designated the National Centre of Excellence in Furniture Design & Technology. QDS Woodwork D

Working with a group of clients with severe & profound intellectual disability the volunteer will teach programmes including: communication, table top activities, social interactions, sensory activities and music.  This position is based in the John Birmingham Centre (JBC), Glasheen.
 
Times that would suit are Mon/Weds/Thurs, morning or afternoon.
 
If you are interested please contact Milly Farrell on 021-4643294 or e-mail volunteer@cope-foundation.ie
We need volunteers to teach young adults on a one to one basis a range of basic functional literacy skills for example:  reading, writing, spelling, punctuation, letter writing, form-filling, counting and basic math skills.
 
Ideally these volunteers will have experience or a background in teaching or be a trained adult literacy tutor.