Foróige - UBU Your Place Your Space, Ferrybank: Youth Officer

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UBU Your Place Your Space: Ferrybank

Foróige is 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. Foróige is currently recruiting for the following position:

Youth Officer

Foróige Ferrybank UBU Project is provided by Foróige in partnership with Waterford,Wexford Education and Training Board (WWETB). It is funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth through the UBU- Your Place, Your Space targeted youth funding scheme.

Foróige Ferrybank UBU Youth Work projects and initiatives in Ferrybank provide a range of educational and developmental services to young people. These services include, identification and recruitment of targeted/ at risk young people, establishment of group and individual interventions, programme development and implementation, recruitment of adult volunteers, youth leadership training, organisational development, consultancy, advice and information and school holiday programmes. Interventions are delivered with a specific focus on those areas and communities experiencing specific disadvantage.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to National Degree standard, preferably in Community Development/ Applied Social Care etc.
  • Paid or voluntary, experience working with young people.
  • Car and Full Driving Licence

Please view the Job spec for full list of requirements.

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 our website or upon request by emailing

The deadline for returning completed application forms is 12.00pm 14th of May 2021

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

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Job Specification 771.92 KB
Application Form 146 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
30th Apr, 2021
Ferrybank, Waterford
Expiry Date
14th May, 2021