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Helium needs a few Heroes. Volunteer at Teddy Bear Check Up.

Helium Arts is looking for volunteers to take part in the Teddy Bear Check Up on 5th July 2019.

Call for Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to take on the following roles:
Clinical/Medical Volunteers
To role play the Teddy Doctors
Creative Volunteers
To facilitate creative play around completing Teddy’s Medical Chart
To facilitate imaginative play around a cardboard ambulance.

Time needed: During the times below. Volunteers are asked to arrive 60 minutes in advance of the event start-time.

Important Dates

Friday 5th July: 12pm-6pm
Teddy Bear Check Up
Facebook HQ, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2

About the Event

The Helium Arts’ Teddy Bear Check Up puts the child at the centre of a Doctor-Patient imaginative role play, as the minder of their Teddy to absorb self-care skills, first-aid, and to better understand basic medical procedures they might experience at the GP or hospital. Children become less fearful, more positive and parents/carers are happy knowing that the next trip to the doctor or nurse could be more relaxing.
Children will be invited to have their teddies’ vital signs checked and student doctors to treat any minor bear ailments.
Teddies will get a lift in the teddy ambulance, create their own teddy medical record, have their teddies examined, and receive a prescription surprise.

Volunteer screening details

Garda Vetting

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports

Support / advice / recognition
Insurance cover

Further Information

To volunteer at this event or to request further information please email by Wednesday 19th June: Mitzi, Project Manager at


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