Foróige: Programme Officer - Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Programme Cork


JOB TITLE : NFTE Programme Officer, Cork
Job Reference: FRGJOB_420

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:

Programme Officer

Project Summary

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is a world recognised, youth entrepreneurship education and development programme. The NFTE programme is committed to changing the lives of young people in disadvantaged communities by enabling them to develop core skills in business and enterprise, and in doing so helping them to unlock their individual talents and potential.
Foróige has received funding through basis.point, an initiative of the Irish Funds Industry, to develop and grow the NFTE Programme in Ireland. The primary focus of this development will be in DEIS Schools, Youth Projects and Youth Reach Centres in Cork.
The successful candidate will be offered initially a 1-year contract of employment. The successful candidate will provide service and support for the Cork region. The employment base will be in Cork (venue tbc)

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to National Degree standard in a relevant field.
  • A minimum of 1 years relevant work experience
  • Access to car and full driving licence
  • Significant experience and understanding of Foróige programmes and in particular the NFTE
  • Programme
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Report writing and funding application experience
  • An understanding of Youth Work and Community Work methodologies

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 Thursday 18th of August at 12pm

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
3rd Aug, 2022
Expiry Date
18th Aug, 2022