Supporting the development of clubs and activities primarily for Traveller youth.
Liaising with youth and community organisations to ensure the maximum benefit to the target audience
Facilitating the recruitment, support and training of local volunteers
Working in partnership with relevant community, voluntary and statutory agencies and groups to develop and adapt youth programmes on an ongoing basis
Maintaining good links with relevant statutory and voluntary agencies and organisations at local, regional and national level.
Training is scheduled for staff on an annual basis.
Recognized 3rd level qualification in Youth and Community Work.
Specific entry requirements
A minimum of 3 years relevant expertise working with the target group. In line with national provisions for the protection of children and vulnerable adults, applicants will be required to undergo Garda vetting.
Skills and qualities
Good communication skills
Ability to engage with target groups
Capable of working on own initiative
Report writing skills
Knowledge of innovative programmes for Youth Leadership
Applicants to submit letter of Application and Curriculum Vitae to: Ann Stephens, Involve LTD, Unit 1 Nesters Complex, Monks land Retail Park, Athlone.
Email: – firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday the 3rd of February 2017.
Interviews the afternoon of Tuesday the 7th of February 2017.
Funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.