Foróige: Youth Officer, Mahon UBU

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JOB TITLE : Youth Officer, Mahon UBU
Job Reference: FRGJOB_888

Foróige is the National Youth Development Organisation, which promotes and fosters youth development through the operation of various youth services in urban and rural areas throughout the country. Foróige is currently recruiting for the following position:

YOUTH OFFICER

Project Summary

UBU Projects endeavour to support young people aged 10 – 24 years of age in fulfilling their potential through voluntary participation in structured non-formal programmes and activities which are specifically tailored to their needs. UBU Projects aim to equip young people with the knowledge skills and attitudes necessary for their appropriate and full participation in society. They are community based and have a particular focus on young people who may be experiencing disadvantage or at risk.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to Degree standard preferably in youth work / addiction / health promotion
  • A minimum of 1-year relevant work experience
  • Ability to mentor/advise youth and families on options available
  • Ability to engage target group
  • Skills in empowering others and facilitating development
  • Access to car and full Irish driving licence
  • An understanding of Youth Work and Community Work methodologies

Please view the Job spec for a full list of requirements.

Applications for the above vacancy should be made by completing the online application form.

The deadline for returning completed application forms is Thursday 30th May at 12:00pm.

Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

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Region: Mahon, Cork