Candle Community Trust is a Community Project in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10. Established in 1978, Candle is a vibrant child centred service addressing the needs of ‘at risk’ young people. The newly refurbished Candle centre, provides an appropriate space for the nurturing and development of the young people availing of its services.
Candle Youth Service
Within the wider Candle organisation, runs an all year round Youth Service. Candle Youth Service delivers a high quality programmes to young people aged 10-25 years, offering a number of daytime, afternoon and evening groups and drop in’s. Candle Youth Service strives to work with the most marginalised families in Ballyfermot including the traveller community, young people in direct provision and young people out of education training and employment. Young people participate on a voluntary basis. The Youth Programme provides a range of recreational, developmental and learning opportunities and services to young people in the Ballyfermot and surrounding areas. The clubs provide the young people with a safe space where they can relax, be themselves and feel supported by staff and peers. Young people participate in a number of activities and programmes which focus on personal and social development.
Candle Youth Service is currently recruiting committed volunteers to join its youth team in the delivery of high quality youth programming for varying weekly afternoon and evening youth groups. If you are enthusiastic and passionate about supporting the development and positive growth of young people, please contact Michael Ruddy on 01 – 626 9111 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about the volunteer opportunities on offer in Candle Community Trust.