Foróige - Early School Leavers Project: Youth Officer


JOB TITLE : Youth Officer, Early School Leavers
Job Reference: FRGJOB_260

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:


The Early School Leavers Project was established in Blanchardstown in 1992 and is funded by the Department of Education through Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board. The Project aims to equip young people with the knowledge skills and attitudes necessary for their appropriate and full participation in society. The project is community based and has a particular focus on young people aged 12 to 15 years who are out of school. The programme runs for 25 hours a week for 34 weeks in the year parallel to the school term and involves up to 10 young people at any one time.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to National Diploma or Degree standard preferably in Youth / Community Work (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications) (E)
  • A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience (E)
  • Access to car and full driving licence (E)
  • Paid or voluntary, experience working with young people (E

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 Email applications to:

The deadline for returning completed application forms is 12 noon 9th December 2021

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

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Nov, 2021
Dublin 15
Expiry Date
9th Dec, 2021