Dublin Simon Community
Some of the most challenging and uplifting work I have experienced is my continued voluntary work with the Dublin Simon Community in supporting individuals who are homeless and living in supported temporary accommodation. We as an organisation experience a wide variety of issues including addiction, abuse, mental health difficulties and family discord. This experience of supporting the immediate needs of the individuals at hand and working as part of a comprehensive team to help clients achieve a better standard of living, has ignited a passion within me, to continually help and support people with complex needs. This experience both educated me on the current political climate of the homeless crisis, and on how to interact and engage with service users.