Trócaire: Youth Education Officer

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Job title: Youth Education Officer

Are you energised by the thought of working in an organisation that supports people and communities to tackle the root causes of poverty and injustice? Do you love the idea of working in a global organisation with an inclusive and collaborative culture? Then Trocaire wants to hear from you! Read on for more details about this exciting opportunity.

The Opportunity

The Youth Education Officer is a dynamic and exciting role, offering the opportunity to engage young people on global justice issues and to contribute to an impactful and innovative development education programme. Working as part of a team, the role is best suited to someone with youth and community work experience, seeking to further develop their skills and to foster the next generation of global citizens.

About Trócaire

Trócaire is an International NGO. We work with local partners in the world’s most at-risk communities and with people in Ireland to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and injustice and respond to the crises they create. Together we bring about positive and lasting change for a just world.

Trócaire works in up to 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. We work towards five goals:

  • Promote Access to Justice;
  • Achieve Climate & Environmental Justice;
  • Ensure Women & Girls’ Protection, Voice & Influence;
  • Save Lives and Protect Human Dignity and
  • Mobilise the Public on the island of Ireland to achieve Global Justice.

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What we can offer you:

Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits including pension scheme and life assurance. We have an excellent range of work life balance friendly policies including Hybrid and Flexible working

You will report to the development education programme manager. The job opportunity will be offered on a specified purpose contract for 12 months and is based in Maynooth. [1]

You will have youth and community work experience and training, and experience in facillitating diverse groups of young people. You will demonstrate initiative and strong planning and organising skillls, aswell as having knowledge and understanding of the youth sector in Ireland. 

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Safeguarding Programme Participants-Children & Adults

Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse, and has clear expectations of all staff. Please ensure to click here for more information on Trócaire’s safeguarding policies.

We welcome diverse applicants to join our inclusive workforce.

Trócaire is an equal opportunities employer. We are an organisation that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to bring their experiences and perspectives to Trócaire.

Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities can be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application or by contacting See our Diversity and Inclusion statement here

 Applicants should apply through Trocaire website:

Closing Date For Applications is the 9th April 2024

[1] Please note the location of this role above and ensure you can demonstrate eligibility to work in in the country the role is based.

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Region: Maynooth, Co Kildare