Bohermore Community Project: Afterschool / Youth Worker

BOHERMORE COMMUNITY PROJECT LIMITED BY GUARANTEE
Bohermore Community Centre, Cooke’s Terrace, Bohermore, Galway Tel: 091 561314

Job Title: Afterschool / Youth Worker

  • Hours: 24hour per week
  • Location: Bohermore Community Centre, Bohermore, Galway.

Main Purpose of Job

  • To work with a team of Youth workers in the provision of an afterschool care service for primary and secondary school children / young people.
  • To assist with the implementation of programmes that have been approved by the Board of Management.
  • To always work in a manner which upholds the ethos of the community and which positively contributes to the physical, mental, emotional and social development of the children/young people for whom the service is being provided
  • To positively contribute to the running of all activities within a safe and stimulating environment in accordance with the Childcare Act (Amended) 2013.

Main Duties

  • To work with a team of youth workers.
  • To maintain and ensure a safe and stimulating environment for the children/young people for whom the service is being provided.
  • To assist in the planning, organising and running of the activities of the service that is being provided, e.g. homework club, youth clubs, drama etc.
  • To support in the day to day administration of the service that is being provided in the after schools project.
  • To help maintain and ensure a safe and stimulating environment for the children/young people for whom the service is being provided.
  • To liaise with parents and others as necessary.
  • To report directly to the project coordinator.
  • To carry out all responsibilities within an equal opportunities framework.
  • To be familiar with Microsoft Office, Internet Usage and basic computer functions.
  • To maintain confidentiality at all time.

Essential Qualifications

Must be flexible

Education

  • A relevant qualification in the area of childcare/youth development, social care, or equivalent.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Additional qualifications in the area of Youth Work

Experience

  • Experience of working with young people aged 4-20years old.
  • Experience of working in a community-based setting.
  • Experience of community-based funding and administration duties e.g., returns to Pobal CCS Scheme, GRETB HSE etc.

Attitude

  • Confident and pleasant manner
  • Motivated
  • Excellent attitude towards children/young people
  • Flexible
  • Reliable

Other Skills

  • Interest or experience in sport
  • Interest or experience in playing a musical instrument
  • Interest or experience in drama
  • Interest or experience in art
  • Must work well on a team.

Desirable Qualifications

Education

  • Any additional qualification in the area of childcare/youth development.
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Fire Safety Qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of NQSF an advantage

Closing date for receipt of CV and cover letter is 25/ 09 /2020 @ 5 pm. Applicants will be contacted after the closing date. Applications will be accepted by email; bcpcoordinator@gmail.com or by post to the above address, for the attention of the co-ordinator.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
14th Sep, 2020
Region
Bohermore, Galway
Expiry Date
25th Sep, 2020