Children & Youth

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Step By Step Child & Family Project: Family Support Worker (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for maternity leave cover for 6 Months. Required for the post: Qualification in Social Care, Community & Youth Work or equivalent: 2 years minimum post-qualification experience; Experience working with children & families in a community setting.

Dublin 7
  • Children & Youth

Jigsaw: Donor Development Officer

The Donor Development Officer will be a central member of the fundraising team. You will join a dynamic, fast paced, innovative & award-winning team that share a passion for increasing awareness and funds for Jigsaw’s youth mental health services & supports.

Dublin
  • Children & Youth
  • Health

Jigsaw: Communications Coordinator (Part Time)

The Communications Coordinator (3.5 days per week) will help tell the Jigsaw story and its position of leadership in an engaging way, thus enhancing the brand, activating our unique points of difference and driving our reputation across our various audiences.

Dublin
  • Children & Youth
  • Health

Foróige: Youth Officer, West Donegal UBU

Applicant will a Degree standard preferably in Youth Work/Culture Drugs & Alcohol/Health Promotion Work (candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications). Access to car and full driving licence.

West Donegal / TBC
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Project Worker, Young Parents Support Project

Foróige is currently recruiting for the following position: Project Worker to engage with young parents up to the age of 24 in the North Central Family Support Network. They will provide guidance and support to Foróige staff in their work with young parents.

Letterkenny, Co Donegal
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Mentoring Programme Officer, Mentoring North Mayo

The Mentoring Programme connects a vulnerable young person to an adult volunteer mentor to facilitate a positive transition from adolescence into adulthood. The Programme has undergone numerous evaluation studies to assess outcomes for young people.

Ballina, Co Mayo
  • Children & Youth

Schull Community Preschool: Early Years Educator

We have a vacancy for an Early Years Educator for the 2024/2025 school year. The successful candidate must have a minimum of QQI Level 5 in Early Years qualification, previous experience of all least one year and have an enthusiastic attitude, must work well in a team.

Schull, Co Cork
  • Children & Youth

Youth Work Ireland Cavan Monaghan: Comhairle na nÓg Development Worker

Candidates must hold a full driving licence as travelling between centres is essential to the role. Candidates should possess a 3rd level graduate qualification in Youth Work or a related field and hhave excellent IT Skills. Desirable NSETS endorsed 3rd Level Qualification.

Monaghan / Cavan
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Project Worker, Donegal Specialist Intensive Youth Support Project

The project worker will facilitate direct interventions targeted at young people who are at risk which are needs & strengths led which will enable them to develop their capacity, resilience & strength. This project worker will work in an integrated way with Tusla services.

Letterkenny, Co Donegal
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Senior Youth Officer, Project Twenty One

The initiative gives young people facing disadvantage in their lives, the opportunity to develop a suite of hard & soft skills that will make them more employable. The participants will get the opportunity to explore their potential as leaders, entrepreneurs & digital creators.

Co Kilkenny
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Senior Youth Justice Workers x 3, Cork YDP

Foróige, the National Youth Development Organisation has opportunities for enthusiastic youth workers to join our dynamic team. Positions are suitable to individuals who want to develop their professional careers in youth work in roles that are both flexible & rewarding.

Co Cork
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Youth Justice Workers x 8, WAY YDP

Youth Diversion Projects engage young people in a range of needs led interventions, such as personal and social development programmes, skills building activities, education, training and employment support & social enterprise initiatives, all based on their unique circumstances.

Blessington & Arklow, Co Wicklow
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Family Support Worker x 1 & Early Intervention Workers x 2, ABLE YDP

Youth Diversion Projects engage young people in a range of needs led interventions, such as personal and social development programmes, skills building activities, education, training and employment support & social enterprise initiatives, all based on their unique circumstances.

Ballyfermot, Dublin 10
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Youth Officer, Drug Prevention & Education Initiative

The aim this Initiative is to ensure that community-wide support exists for a risk and protection, data-driven, research-based, outcome-focused prevention approach to substance misuse in young people in the South Western Substance Use Regional Forum (SURF) region.

Newbridge, Co Kildare
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Youth Officer (Part Time), Kilkenny Youth Skill

You will have education to National Degree standard (Level 7 minimum). Demonstrable knowledge & understanding of Foróige’s philosophy & approach to youth work & engaging young people & families. Ability to work in an efficient manner and to lead & motivate others.

Co Kilkenny
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Early Intervention Worker, West Tallaght YDP

Youth Diversion Projects engage young people in a range of needs led interventions, such as personal & social development programmes, skills building activities, education, training & employment support & social enterprise initiatives, all based on their unique circumstances.

Tallaght, Dublin 24
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Youth Officer, The Connect Project

You will have education to National Degree standard preferably in Youth/ Social/Community Work. Access to car & full driving licence. Ability to relate to young people & engage the target group. Paid or voluntary, experience working with vulnerable & at risk young people.

Tallaght, Dublin 24
  • Children & Youth

Foróige: Club Development Youth Officer, Tallaght Youth Service UBU 

You will have education to National Degree standard preferably in Youth/ Social/Community Work. 1 years’ experience supporting adult volunteers or working with young people. Excellent understanding of the volunteer experience, the needs of volunteers & youth work.

Tallaght, Dublin 24
  • Children & Youth

Loughlinstown Community Rooms: Centre Service Manager & Youth Development

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person to develop our center & youth programs for young people in Loughlinstown the Ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with a range of knowledge, skills and experience in a community and youth work setting.

Loughlinstown. Co Dublin
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service: Youth Justice Parent Mentor Worker (Part Time)

The successful candidate will provide volunteer support, training development and delivery of the programme in line with programme objectives. To establish a parent mentoring service to support the current young person mentoring services. 17.5 hours per week.

Co Kerry
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service: UBU Project Workers

The post holder is an exceptional individual who endeavours to make a difference in the lives of young people & their families by promoting a culture of integrity and compliance within KDYS and by operating in line with our organisational mission, vision & values.

Co Kerry
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service: Cróige Project Workers

The Cróige Project delivers a service to support the families of Kerry in accessing meaningful contact with their children who may be in the care of TUSLA & to assist teenagers who need high level support, in the community to continue to live within their family.

Co Kerry
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Frenchpark & Districts Childcare: Centre Manager / Business Manager

The Centre Manager/Business Manager has a key leadership role within the overall team of the centre. They will be able to demonstrate strong management skills together with excellent communication skills. Full Time, 40 hours per week to include out of office hours.

Roscommon
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Marist Creche: Lead Educator in Childcare Service

Seeking an enthusiastic person with strong leadership skills & an exceptional work ethic, a love & dedication to nurturing children’s development in a safe, creative learning environment which encourages healthy self-esteem & independence. Hours: 25. 8:30am - 1:30pm.

Dublin 12
  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Training