The Donegal project is a Garda Youth Diversion Project based in Donegal Town. Garda Youth Diversion Projects are Community based, multi-agency youth crime prevention initiatives which primarily seek to divert young people who have been involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour by providing suitable activities to facilitate personal development, promote civic responsibility and improve long term employability prospects.
The Part Time Youth Justice Worker will work a minimum of 7 hours per week. The role will be based in Donegal Town.
The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;
Education to Degree standard preferably in Youth / Justice / Health Promotion work (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications).
1 year experience in a GYDP or similar role (exclusive of student placement experiences)
Relevant paid or voluntary experience of working with young people.
Access to car and full Irish driving licence.
Experience of engaging target group.
Experience in report writing and writing funding applications.
Please view the job spec below for full details on all 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 www.foroige.ie or can be requested by emailing email@example.com
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm FRIDAY 13th OCTOBER 2017
Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.
A panel may be formed from which future positions funded from a variety of sources may be filled.