Involve: Youth Work Assistant



Invite applications for the post of Youth Work Assistant


12 Hours per week


To support and deliver a high quality, professional youth service for young Travellers alongside Youth work team. To promote and assist the voluntary participation of young Travellers through delivery of a range of programmes and activities in a team environment at the local youth project.

Main Duties

  • Assist the Coordinator in the delivery of youth services.
  • Carry out all work in a professional manner.
  • Encourage the active participation of all young people.
  • Facilitate programme and activities for young people.
  • Perform Youth work duties as assigned by the coordinator.
  • Understand the Model of Youth work that Involve adheres to (Social Critical Education Model & Personal Development Model.)

Other Responsibilities

Training & development

  • Attend and participate at all meetings and training when requested
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite.

Administrative Role

  • Type various documents when requested
  • Complete and submit weekly timesheets promptly

Support and Supervision

  • Participate in all Monitoring, support, supervision and appraisal procedures
  • Report any and all concerns to the Coordinator and/or CEO


  • Experience of working in youth work or related sector.
  • Previous experience of working with the Traveller Community

Applicants to submit letter of Application and Curriculum Vitae to: Ann Stephens, Involve CLG, Unit 1 Monks land Business Park, Athlone. Email-

Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday the 30th September 2020.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Sep, 2020
Ballina, Co Mayo
Expiry Date
30th Sep, 2020