Mountmellick Youth & Family Resource Centre: Family & Community Support Development Worker

Mountmellick Youth & Family Resource Centre

Is recruiting for the post of

Family & Community Support Development Worker

Full Time Post

MOUNTMELLICK YOUTH & FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE (MYFRC) is a community-based centre that provides a range of youth family and community support services for the residents of Mountmellick and surrounding areas.

Position entails:

Working in partnership with the Manager to develop and maintain a family and community support outreach service in Mountmellick Youth & Family Resource Centre (MYFRC) that will support people from Mountmellick and surrounding areas.

Candidates will be expected to have:

  • A minimum of 3 years paid experience in coordinating a family support / community development project
  • Hold a 3rd level qualification in family support / community development or equivalent training
  • Commitment to and understanding of family support / community development values and principles
  • Have knowledge and experience of family support in a community-based setting
  • Experience of working collaboratively at an inter-agency level
  • Strong organisational skills, time management, administrative and report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, group facilitation and community consultation skills with the ability to engage with and motivate people from a range of target groups Experience of working as part of a team
  • Ability to complete funding applications and write reports
  • Experience of working in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations to achieve community benefit
  • A full clean driving license and access to a car
  • Evening & weekend work will be a feature of this position

Application forms and Job Description are attached below.

Please note: Applications will only be accepted on the official Application Form and CVs will not be accepted.

Completed applications forms will be accepted by POST ONLY to: The Manager, Mountmellick Youth & Family Resource Centre, MDA Limited, Irishtown, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.

Closing date for applications is 5p.m. on Friday 31st August 2018

Mountmellick Development Association Limited is an equal opportunities employer.



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