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Youth Work Ireland Midlands: Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator (UBU)

Full-time 39 hrs p/w

Youth Work Ireland Midlands wish to recruit a qualified, experienced Youth Worker to coordinate the existing team in Tullamore Youth Project. To deliver on the work plan agreed with Laois Offaly Education and Training Board and funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Inclusion and Youth under the UBU Your Place Your Space funding scheme. 

Mirroring the overarching goals of UBU – Your Space Your Place, our youth projects “provide young person-centred, community-based and out-of-school youth services to young people in need of support” and “ensure that each layer of the governance structure adds value to the direct work with young people”.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years work experience in a senior position targeting young people at risk, have a 3rd level qualification in Youth Work or a similar discipline (exceptional and relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of 3rd level qualification), have a proven track record in staff support & supervision, excellent report writing skills,  youth work, group work & facilitation, developing, delivering and evaluating non-formal learning and programmes using logic model formats. 

The hours of work reflect the out-of-school requirements of the programme and will primarily be evenings, weekends and times when young people are available, including public holidays. Delivery will be blended between online, outreach and in person youth work.  Experience of inter-agency working and a full driving licence and use of own car is essential.Candidates must be computer literate.

Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining suitability and alignment to criteria for the post with a comprehensive CV to Tracey Moore, Service Manager by email:

Job description is available from Tracey Moore –

Salary Scale alongside Job Description available upon request.  This position will observe Pt. 4-5 of the Youth Worker Salary Scale.  Shortlisting will apply.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 30th June 2022.

Interviews will be held week commencing 4th July 2022. A panel may be formed to fill other approved vacancies arising in 2022 – 2023.

Youth Work Ireland Midlands is an equal opportunities employer

Administrator Compliance – Youth Work Ireland National Office 

Youth Work Ireland is the collective voice of 20 Local Youth Services. Our members are leading youth work practitioners in their communities. We are building on a long tradition of providing quality services to young people and youth workers.

About this Post

Working with a dedicated team, the successful candidate will support our member youth services to make a difference in young people’s lives. The Compliance Administrator works with the Assistant CEO and Head of Finance as part of the Compliance team. He/She/They has particular responsibility for the collection and collation of information supporting our membership’s compliance with key internal and external governance requirements. The post performs a key function within the organisation providing support to the ACEO, administering Data Protection, Garda Vetting and Safeguarding Training System. The post holder will help set up and maintain reporting systems, produce reports, follow up with members on issues and support verification systems and visits.

Candidates should have a good general education, five years’ experience of working with administrative systems. Knowledge of, and commitment to, the voluntary and community sector would also be an advantage.

The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of, and experience in, governance and compliance in the voluntary sector, CRA, CRO, Data Protection, familiarity with tracking collecting and manipulating information.  Knowledge of Excel/Access (both use and building tools) would also be an advantage.

Salary Scale: Administrative Grade 2 €31,943 to €49,910.  Completed signed application form together with covering letter outlining your suitability of the post (250 words) should be sent by email to:

Closing date for receipt of applications by 5.00 p.m.  Friday, 17th June 2022

Youth Work Ireland and all its affiliated members are equal opportunities employers.

Full Driving License and own transport required.

Proposed interview date Wednesday 6th July 2022.