Temporary Drugs Project 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 partnership with local advisory groups and funded by the Cork Local Drugs and Alcohol Task force, invite applications for the following vacancy:


The Greenmount Community Based Drugs Initiative (CBDI) is based in Cork City and aims to engage constructively with young people in the respective areas at risk from drug or alcohol misuse and to support those misusing to access and benefit from appropriate treatment.

The successful applicant will meet the following essential criteria;

Education to National Diploma or Degree standard preferably in youth / addiction / health promotion work (E)
A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience (E)
Access to car and full driving licence (E)
Experience working with young people affected by drugs, alcohol or related problems (E)
Paid or voluntary, experience working with young people (E)
Please view the job spec below for list of all essential requirements.

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

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 www.foroige.ie or can be requested by emailing hr@foroige.ie

Please note that applications will only be accepted by way of Foróige Job Application Form

The deadline for returning completed Foróige Job application forms is 5.00pm FRIDAY 1st DECEMBER 2017

Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

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

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