Rutland Youth Service: Board of Directors

Join the Rutland Youth Service Board of Directors!

Do you care about helping young people? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join the Rutland Youth Service (RYS) and help shape the future of our youth.

About Rutland Youth Service:

Established in April 2023, Rutland Youth Service (RYS) supports young people in North-East Inner-City Dublin. We’re funded by UBU Your Place Your Space and The Probation Service, providing youth programmes and probation services to create a safe, supportive environment where young people can flourish.

Our Vision:

A society where every young person has a voice, feels valued, and can thrive as a contributing member of their community.

Our Mission:

Empowering young people to discover their potential, build positive relationships, and contribute positively to society.

Why Join Our Board?

As a board member, you'll help guide and support our youth work and probation services, ensuring we effectively serve the interests of young people and the community. This voluntary role offers a unique opportunity to make a real difference.

Board Roles Available:

  • Treasurer (Finance & Governance Skills)
  • HR Specialist
  • Directors (with various skills)
  • Community Representative

What We're Looking For:

Treasurer: A finance professional with 5+ years of senior management experience. You'll oversee finances, budgeting, compliance, and strategic planning.

HR Specialist: An experienced HR professional with 3+ years of senior management experience. You'll advise on HR practices, compliance, and risk management.

Directors: Professionals with expertise in governance, compliance, legal affairs, and more. You'll advise on legal responsibilities, ensure compliance, and help improve our policies.

Community Representative: Individuals with a strong background in community work or development. You'll provide insights on community needs and help represent our organisation positively.

Core Values We Seek:

  • Public Service
  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Accountability
  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Leadership
  • Empathy
  • Community Development


Approximately 2-4 hours per month, including up to 9 board meetings a year, sub-committee meetings, and preparatory activities. Each director serves a term of up to three years, with the possibility of serving two additional terms.

How to Apply:

Email your CV and cover letter to Chairperson Paul Butler at

In your cover letter, explain how your background and experience fit the board position requirements.

For any questions, contact Paul Butler at 087 9893288.

Please see the Board recruitment pack for further details

Join us in making a lasting impact on the lives of young people in North-East Inner-City Dublin. Apply now and be a part of our mission!

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