Project Leader – Kilmore West Youth Project

The Kilmore West Youth Project supports young people aged 10-24 years in the community. We do this by providing a safe place for youth work interventions and mechanisms to address the needs of young people at risk. We support Young People to reach their full potential.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative individual who will be responsible for the effective planning and delivery of an existing Youth Service. We are now seeking to recruit the full time position of Project leader for Kilmore West Youth Project.

Project leader (Ref PL)

The role involves:
Managing, delivering & ensuring quality of Youth Work practice & delivery. This practice involves centre based, outreach, 1-1 group work etc.
Ensuring Kilmore’s philosophy and inclusive approach with young people is maintained.
Ensuring there is a reflective practice approach taken to the delivery and the capacity to lead the Youth Work team in this regard
Overseeing & ensuring the implementation of policies and procedures
Ensuring all necessary administration, recording, monitoring & reporting is carried out
Salary: point 1 to 5 of CDYSB salary scale

The successful candidate will require:
A professionally endorsed qualification in Youth & Community work with at least 5 years’ experience of Youth Work delivery post qualification


Equivalent professional qualification or relevant degree plus at least 7 years experience of Youth Work delivery, post qualification.

Experience of managing a Youth work team desirable.
Demonstrated flexible attitude and positive orientation towards work
Capacity to ensure the organisational policies and procedures support the needs-led nature of the practice.
Effective organisational, administrative, communication, IT, analytical and research skills
Capacity to balance the requirements of a line management role with a direct delivery role
All posts require the successful candidates to work scheduled hours at evenings and weekends.

All posts are subject to Garda Vetting.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 18th August

Completed application forms to be sent to:
Ciara O’ Connor
Recreation Centre,
Kilmore West Youth Project,
Cromcastle Road,
Dublin 5.

Short listing may apply.

To apply, please contact Ciara O’ Connor at or by phoning (087 7852714) for detailed job descriptions and application form.

Kilmore West Youth project is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted

This role is funded by the Young People’s Facilities and Services Fund through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and administered by the City of Dublin Youth Service Board.

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