Foróige: Youth Officer, Gateway Project


JOB TITLE : Youth Officer, Gateway Project

Job Reference: FRGJOB_394

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:


Project Summary: The Gateway Youth Project, based in Athlone, provides community based, out of school supports to young people enabling them to achieve their full potential by strengthening their personal and social development outcomes. The project is funded by the Department of Children,
Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth under the UBU Your Place Your Space funding scheme through Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board. There is currently one vacancy in the Gateway Youth Project.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;
● Access to car and full driving licence
● Education to Degree standard preferably in Youth Work / Youth Justice / Drugs &
● Alcohol / Health Promotion Work (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work
● experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications)
● Experience in recruiting target group
● Programme design experience

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 below and from our website

Email applications to:

The deadline for returning completed application forms is Thursday 14th of July at 12pm

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

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jun, 2022
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Expiry Date
14th Jul, 2022