Youth Work Ireland North Connaught: Youth Participation Officer - Leitrim Comhairle na nÓg
Youth Work Ireland North Connaught
Leitrim Comhairle na nÓg
Youth Participation Officer
Youth Work Ireland North Connaught promotes and fosters youth development through the operation of various youth projects in urban and rural areas in the North West, through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Comhairle na nÓg Funding Scheme, invite applications for the following position:
Youth Participation Officer- Leitrim Comhairle na nÓg
(19½ hours per week until 30th May 2021)
Leitrim Comhairle na nÓg seeks to facilitate the personal and social development of participants to realise their potential, presenting opportunities for young people to undertake actions corresponding to their own aspirations and to assume responsibilities within their local communities.
Aiming to plan, deliver and create engaging opportunities for young people to have their voices heard locally and nationally. The person will support and empower young people to engage fully in the Comhairle na nÓg agenda.
The successful applicant(s) will have the following essential requirements:
- Education to degree level in Youth Work (or other social science relevant discipline) and a minimum of 1 years’ experience within the sector.
- Full clean driving licence.
- Relevant paid or voluntary experience of working with young people.
- Demonstrate the capacity to engage with the 13-24 aged cohort of young people.
PLEASE VIEW THE JOB SPECIFICATION BELOW FOR FULL DETAILS ON ALL REQUIREMENTS.
Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of YWINC Job Application form only.
Closing date for receipt of application is 1.00 p.m. on Friday 25th September 2020.
Please note: A panel may be formed from which future positions funded from a variety of sources may be filled.
YWINC is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.