Tacú Family Resource Centre: Youth Development Worker

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Tacú Family Resource Centre, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, wishes to recruit a suitably qualified person for the role of  Youth Development Worker.

This post is part-time, permanent – Subject to ongoing funding.

The Youth Development Worker will work as part of a team of Tacú Ballinrobe Family Resource Centre with the Voluntary Management Committee and the Project Coordinator to implement the FRC’s three-year work plan, with particular responsibility for Youth Development and promote the aims, objectives and the policies of Tacú Ballinrobe Family Resource Centre. 

Experience and Skills Required


  • A recognised qualification in the following: Youth & Community Development, Social Studies, Social Care, Social Science, Social Work, or related discipline (at least QQI Level 8)
  • At least 2 years’ experience of working with Youth.
  • At least 1 years’ experience of facilitating youth programmes.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Clear understanding and awareness regarding National child Protection policies and procedures.
  • Experience of working from a community development approach & principal
  • A commitment to anti-discriminatory practice
  • Competency in computer programmes such as Word, Excel
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written report writing skills
  • Assessment skills and evaluation skills
  • Proven ability to network
  • Open and innovative approach to work
  • Full Driving Licence and access to a car to use for work (as travel is required as part of the job)

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience  of  Mind out, B4U Decide, Mindfulness
  • Experience  of Meitheal model

This post is subject to Garda Vetting.

For further enquiries or to obtain a full job description, person specification & Application form please contact Mary Jackson tacucoordinator@gmail.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 20th September at 4.30pm

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26th September


Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo

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