Foróige - Co Leitrim Youth Alcohol & Drug Education and Prevention Project: Project Worker

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Co. Leitrim Youth Alcohol & Drug Education and Prevention Project

Foróige, the National Youth Development Organisation, which promotes and fosters youth development through the operation of various youth services in urban and rural areas throughout the country, funded by the North West Regional Drugs Task Force (NWRDTF) and supported by the ETB:


The Co. Leitrim Youth Alcohol & Drug Education & Prevention Project is funded by the North West Regional Drugs Task Force (NWRDTF) and supported by MSLETB and managed by Foróige. The Task Force identified in their Strategic Plan the need for a Youth Alcohol and Drug service in Co. Leitrim. It is the policy of the National Council of Foroige that, working within the context of the philosophy and purpose of the organisation, staff and leaders will seek to prevent drug misuse and reduce drug related harm among all young people involved in Foroige’s work. The aim of the Project is to promote healthier lifestyle choices amongst young people, in particular those using or at risk of using drugs/alcohol, by equipping them with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them make positive informed decisions around their own behaviour and health, this is done in an outreach capacity.

The successful applicant will have

  • Education to National Diploma or Degree standard preferably in Youth Work / Youth Justice / Drugs & Alcohol / Health Promotion Work (candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications).
  • A minimum of 1 year relevant youth work experience
  • Car and Full Driving Licence

The successful candidate will work a minimum of 21 hours per week.

Applications for the above vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Application form.

The full job spec and Foróige application form are available to download from the careers section of our website or can be requested by contacting Foróige recruitment on

Please note that all applications can only be accepted by way of Foróige Application Form

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm 14th May 2021

Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

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Application Form 146 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
16th Apr, 2021
Co Leitrim
Expiry Date
14th May, 2021