NFTE Programme Officer – Foróige – Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship

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, funded by The Community Foundation for Ireland, invite applications for the following position:

Part Time NFTE Programme Officer
This is a new project based in Co. Tipperary. It is funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland. This new project is designed to establish the NFTE programme in school and out of school settings. NFTE Programme participants are given a seed grant to set up and run their own business. In doing so, they gain key skills in all aspects of entrepreneurship. NFTE’s main objectives are to increase school completion and college attendance, promote self-belief, build communication skills and develop knowledge and interest in business.

The successful applicant will have;
Education to National Diploma or Degree standard preferably in Youth / Community Work (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications)
Experience in an education-related community-based organisation or school environment.
A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience.
Access to car and full driving licence.
Ability to engage target group.
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 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 5.00pm TUESDAY 1st August 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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