Youth Work Ireland is a Federation of 20 local youth services who deliver quality youth work programmes and projects to young people in Ireland. We are a rights-based and youth-led organisation and through our network we promote an open, inclusive integrated and accessible approach to working with and for young people.
Ossory Youth is voluntary non-profit youth work organisation working with and for young people in Kilkenny and South County Laois.
Ossory Youth are currently recruiting for a YOUTH WORKER (Two-Year, Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract)
Ossory Youth is currently seeking to employ a full-time youth worker for a position that comprises two roles:
TUSLA Youth Project Role
This project consists of accepting youth referrals (aged 10-25yrs) from TUSLA sources and working with them individually. The work is relational, person-centred and needs driven. It also entails running one small youth group for teens in the domain of mental health and resilience.
Ukrainian Youth Project Role
This project consists of working with and supporting Ukrainian children, young people and families in individual and group settings to enhance their quality of life while living in Kilkenny. A proportion of the work will involve supporting an existing Ukrainian-born Worker in her role in supporting our local Ukrainian community.
The successful candidate will:
- Have 3rd level qualification in youth or community work, social care, social work, social science, psychotherapy or related discipline.
- Have a track record of targeting and engaging vulnerable or hard to reach young people.
- Be competent in identifying and catalysing supports, and interventions.
- Be friendly, patient, confident, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and self-starting with a genuine interest in working with people.
- Be flexible and enthusiastic in working evenings and weekends and allotting the bulk of the time to direct youth work.
- Be reliable and responsible.
Apply in writing or by email with CV and Cover Letter, including the names and contact numbers of two referees, to the following:
Mary Mescal, CEO, Ossory Youth, Desart Hall, Lower New Street, Kilkenny
Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday January 4th, 2024, at 5pm.
Interviews will be held on Saturday 20th January 2024.
Other enquiries regarding the post can be made by contacting Mary Mescal via email.
This post is funded by Tusla.
CLARE YOUTH SERVICE
Clare Youth Service (CYS) is the leading provider of youth work programmes and services for young people in County Clare. An Integrated Service it offers a range of programmes and supports working in partnership with young people.
Applications are invited for the following posts:
Youth Drugs Worker and a Youth Information Worker
Fulltime posts: 26 days annual leave, 37.5 hours per week, flexible working including evenings and weekends. Pro-rata on part-time posts. A relevant third level qualification is essential for all fulltime posts. Training is provided so applications from individuals with qualifications in Social Care, Education, Health Promotion, Community Development, Social Science and similar areas will be considered while a Youth Work qualification is desirable. Job Description and post requirements are available to download from Activelink or by emailing email@example.com or phoning 086 1568650. Please submit Curriculum Vitae and cover letter outlining your suitability for the post(s) on or before 4pm Tuesday December 5th 2023
The successful applicant will provide a variety of administrative functions supporting the work of senior staff especially in the areas of governance, compliance and finance. A relevant qualification is essential for this post. Job Description and post requirements are available to by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 087 6341042 . Once you have reviewed the requirements please submit Curriculum Vitae and cover letter outlining your suitability for the post on or before 4pm Tuesday December 5th.
Youth Justice Worker
A relevant third level qualification is essential. Training is provided so applications from individuals with qualifications in Social Care, Education, Health Promotion, Community Development, Social Science and similar areas will be considered while a Youth Work qualification is desirable.
Applications close Monday December 04th at 4 p.m.
Placements and Internships in Youth Work Ireland
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