Participation Lab Worker – Foróige

Foróige, the National Youth Development Organisation, which promotes and fosters youth development through the operation of various youth services in urban and rural areas throughout the country, in conjunction with the Sligo Leitrim Children & Young People’s Services Committee, invite applications for the following position:

The Participation Lab Worker will on behalf of Sligo Leitrim Participation Lab Group deliver on the completion of Objective 3 and 4 of the Participation lab Project for the region. This is a regional post requiring travel throughout Sligo and Leitrim.

This is a 9 month specific purpose contract subject to funding. The post is for an average of 1.5 days per week and will be co-located between both Sligo/Leitrim

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;
Education to National Diploma or Degree standard in a relevant area
A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience
Access to car and full driving licence
Relevant paid or voluntary, experience working with young people
Knowledge of participatory processes and techniques to facilitate involvement of groups and individuals in decision making, planning and evaluation.
Experience of training development and provision.
Skills in project development (i.e., planning, implementing and evaluation).
Please view the job spec below for full details on all necessary requirements.

Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Job Application form only.

The full job spec and Foróige application form can be downloaded from this page (see below) and is also available to download from the ‘careers’ section of our website or can be requested by emailing

Please note that all applications can only be accepted by way of Foróige Job Application Form.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1.00pm THURSDAY 16th NOVEMBER 2017

Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

Please note: A panel may be formed from which future positions funded from a variety of sources may be filled.

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