BeLonG To Youth Services: Youth Worker

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Youth Worker

Hours: Full-time, 35hrs per week
Reporting To: Youth Work Manager
Direct Reports: Students on Placement
Supported By: Drug and Alcohol Youth Worker, Activities Coordinator, Youth Work Volunteers
Term: 1-year contract, renewable subject to funding and performance
Starting Date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Tuesday 16th of April, at 5pm GMT
Interview Date: Friday 26th of April


BeLonG To’s vision is for an Ireland where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people are equal, safe, and valued in the diversity of their identities and experiences. We work with LGBTI+ young people as equals to achieve our vision through youth work, changing attitudes, and research.

Our core values are those of inclusion, integrity, and respect, in an environment of honesty and openness. Our purpose is to create a welcoming, supportive, safe and fund space for LGBTI+ young people. We are committed to collaboration and youth participation. We believe in solidarity and intersectional equality, and our work focuses on human rights and social justice. We are dedicated to continuous improvement in everything we do.

Reporting to the Youth Work Manager, the Youth Worker works as part of the youth work team who provide a quality youth service in Dublin. The post holder and is responsible for the provision of support to Peer Educators, young people and groups. The Youth Worker ensures the development and implementation of appropriate youth work activities and programmes, designed to meet the needs of LGBTI+ young people, and are in line with the Critical Social Education Model of Youth Work and child protection guidelines.

Please see Job Description and Application form attached below.

Submitting an Application

Please submit a completed application form in advance of the deadline for applications is Tuesday 16th April, at 5pm.

Applications should be submitted by email to

We will inform candidates who have been successfully short listed by close of business on Tuesday 23rd of April. We regret that it is not possible to provide individualised feedback to applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview and we kindly request that you do not call or email seeking feedback. Feedback is available for candidates called to interview.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled to occur on Friday 26th of April at BeLonG To’s offices Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2 (map), if you are unable to attend for interview on this date please state so clearly on your application form.

Candidates should note that canvassing will disqualify.


Funding for this role has been made available through the Youth Service Grant Scheme at
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