Kerry Diocesan Youth Service: Youth Information Project Worker

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service

We are currently recruiting for

KDYS Youth Information Project Worker

The post holder will be an exceptional individual, who makes a difference in the lives of young people by promoting a culture of integrity and compliance and operating in line with our organisational mission, vision and values: Young Person Centred, Inclusive, Respectful, Non-judgemental, Fun, Empowering and Professional.


Since 1971 Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) has been the leading Youth Work Organisation in the South West of Ireland. KDYS provides a wide range of activities for all young people in our region. Our approach means that young people actively participate in their own development towards adulthood.


The post holder will be a highly motivated individual with excellent people skills. Key requirements of the role are to assist in the development, production and delivery of information, guidance and support to young people, developing and delivering the KDYS Youth Information Operational Plan and working directly with young people to promote and develop a young person led youth information service which maximises opportunities for social and personal development and promotes youth mobility and citizenship. This will entail the support of two youth information hubs /centres in Killarney and Tralee plus outreach bases and significant online presence.


  • A relevant degree in youth work, community work, family support, social care, social work, education or other relevant discipline. Candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications
  • Minimum 1 years relevant work experience of Youth Work
  • Experience of engaging young people using digital tools.

Further details, minimum post requirements, Job Description and Application Form available to download from, or by request to:

A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled.

Please submit completed Application Form on or before: 5 pm, Tuesday 27th October 2020

KDYS is an Equal Opportunities Employer -- KDYS is a Gold Standard Health Promoting Youth Organisation -- KDYS complies with the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charity Organisations in Ireland

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
13th Oct, 2020
Co Kerry
Expiry Date
27th Oct, 2020