2024 Volunteer Vacancies


There are three prerequisites that must be adhered to when considering becoming a volunteer in Milford Care Centre:

  • If you have had a recent bereavement we ask that you wait for 12 months before applying to become a volunteer.
  • A minimum commitment of 12 months is required for all positions.
  • All volunteers are expected to complete mandatory and refresher training as required.

Drinks Round

Day & Time: Saturday Morning 11:30am – 12:30pm. Every Second Saturday morning.

Duties: Offer soft drink & snack to patients in consultation with the nursing staff.

Day Care for Older Adult

Gardening Class

Day: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 1:20 pm to 3 pm , rotating seasonally to 12:20 pm to 2:00 pm
Duties: Assisting horticulturalist in gardening class, bringing the clients to and from Day Care Lounge.

All in the Cooking – Fun Class

Day & Time:
Monday or Thursday: 10 a.m. to 12:30 pm

Duties: Home Economics reminiscing, exploring the many aspects of cooking, from sharing ideas and tips from the past, to looking at how to make simple nutritious meals when cooking for one, and perhaps enjoying a cup of tea later when the scones are made.

Knitting Class

Day & Time:
Monday: 10am to 11:30pm – (flexible)

Facilitating knitting / crochet group for beginners and established knitters in a relaxed environment.

Garden Volunteers Needed

We are building a garden volunteer team to help care for the gardens.  If you have a couple of hours to spare, love gardening or would like to learn more about gardening, then why not consider joining us.  You don’t need any experience as you will be supported in your work by our Horticulturalist .

Hours: Monday / Thursday/ Friday  9 am to 1 pm.

Card Games and Chess Players

Day and Time: Afternoons Tuesday 2 – 4 pm (flexible)
Duties: Supporting the residents with card games, in particular 45.

Assisting with Art Classes

Day: Wednesday and/or Thursday
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Duties: Supporting the Art Facilitator with room setup and clean down, wheeling and escorting the designated residents to /from the class and helping as required during the session.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Day and Time: Friday 3-4pm (flexible)
Duties: Facilitation of the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in Milford Chapel as guided by Pastoral Care Department.

Container Gardening in Nursing Home Courtyard Garden

Day and Time: Monday, Tuesday, Friday.  Time to be confirmed.
Assist resident garden enthusiasts with container gardening.

To find out more about Volunteering in our Fundraising Department, please CLICK HERE or email fundraising@milfordcc.ie

There are no vacancies at this time.

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