Foróige is an independent, non-profit national voluntary youth organisation engaged in out-of-school youth development and education. The organisation aims to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and the development of society. Foróige employs over 400 staff and involves thousands of volunteers in the creation and delivery of high quality services to young people through the operation of over 600 Foróige Clubs and over 140 General Youth Services and Special Projects. The organisation now invites applications for the following vacancy:
REGIONAL YOUTH OFFICER
The aim of the Regional Youth Officer is to develop volunteer led Foróige Clubs and Groups for young people in the South Region.
The successful candidate will be offered a fixed term contract of employment and will be expected to work a minimum of 35 hours per week.
The successful applicant(s) will have;
- Education to National Diploma or Degree standard preferably in Youth / Community Work (candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications).
- A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience
- Access to car and full driving licence
- Ability to engage target group
PLEASE VIEW THE JOB SPEC (SEE BELOW) FOR FULL DETAILS ON ALL REQUIREMENTS.
HOW TO APPLY:
The job spec and Foróige Job application form can be downloaded from this page and can also be downloaded from the ‘careers’ section of our website www.foroige.ie. Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Job Application form only. Completed application forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon 20th September 2019. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.
Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.