Foróige - Espoir Kayak Club: Outdoor Education Instructor - Kayaking

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Espoir Kayak Club, Co. Dublin

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, now invite applications for the following position:

Outdoor Education Instructor - Kayaking

Foróige have recently acquired access to, management and use of the Espoir Kayak Club located at Seapoint in South Co. Dublin. The club will be used to enable disadvantaged young people to engage in structured and accredited Kayaking courses as well as once off taster sessions and a means of encouraging young people to explore and develop their skills through a new challenging sporting activity. The Outdoor Education Instructor will work alongside the Youth Officer / Instructor who will oversee and coordinate the programme of activities on site.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • A QQI or Third level qualification in Outdoor Education or a related area or significant relevant work experience.
  • Recognised kayaking NGB Instructor qualification.
  • A current First Aid qualification.

Please view the job spec below for full details on all requirements.

The full job spec 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

Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of CV and cover letter and can be emailed to or returned by post to Foróige office, Human Resources Department, Block 12D, Joyce Way, Park West, Dublin 12

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm TUESDAY 2nd MAY 2017. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

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.


Seapoint, Co Dublin

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