Active Connections Ireland: Various Roles

Active Connections are seeking the right people to join our part time team for weekend and school holiday camps for young people with additional needs.

We are seeking people to join our teams in Wexford, South Tipperary and Kilkenny/Carlow

General Key Responsibilities:

  • Being active with young people
  • Support the young people with additional needs
  • Work with in a team
  • Work with our team of staff in facilitating a range of activities typically outdoors

Please note that the activities will be physical in nature and will require leaders to be comfortable on and in the water i.e. swimming in a river and/or canoe/kayaking which will be supported by appropriately qualified staff.

Perfect role for qualified people returning to school or students building their experience

Essential Criteria for Applicants:

  • Experience support young people additional needs (necessary)
  • SNA (desirable)
  • An INSTRUCTOR level qualification in at least one adventure sport (desirable)
  • Children’s First Training
  • First aid qualification
  • An ability to work flexibly and in an innovative way

Please send CV’s to info@activeconnections.ie


Job description: Active Connections Field staff - 21 hr contract

Active Connections Ireland leading adventure based mentoring provider are recruiting for a worker to join their teams in Wexford/Waterford. This is a full time 1 year initial contract. Our field staff come from all walks of life with a vast array of backgrounds, talents and experience, and are united by a sincere interest in growth and development of others.

We need professionals who are compassionate and articulate and who can convert the Active Connections CLG experience into a life lesson. Previous experience working with at risk adolescents. Communication skills including active listening, giving and receiving feedback and clearly conveying expectations are important skills for instructors. Staff will receive training, supervision and a competitive hourly rate + fuel/activity funds.

General Key Responsibilities:

  • To work directly with young people referred by Tusla/HSE, generally staff 1:1 with young people.
  • To schedule programmes of work and projects in partnership with CEO;
  • To develop and maintain a good working relationship with referrers and careers of young people;
  • To establish and maintain an effective system of communications with CEO, referrer and careers;
  • To produce session and review reports for the C.E.O;
  • To operate within the materials budget allocated;
  • Develop further the field guide for the area of operation
  • To ensure that all work done complies with both organisational and statutory health and safety regulations and legislation.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the post

Essential Criteria for Applicants:

  • Qualification in Social Care/Counselling/Psychotherapy/SNA or relevant qualification in this field.
  • An INSTRUCTOR level qualification in at least one adventure sport
  • 12 months’ post qualification experience working and supporting service users is a preference
  • Full Clean Driver’s License and use of own car
  • Experience of report writing (Desirable)
  • Children’s First Training (Desirable)
  • First aid qualification
  • An ability to work flexibly and in an innovative way

Please send CV’s to info@activeconnections.ie

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
18th Feb, 2021
Region
Wexford, Tipperary & Kilkenny / Carlow
Expiry Date
18th Apr, 2021