Foróige: Director of Targeted Services and Safeguarding

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JOB TITLE : Director of Targeted Services and Safeguarding
Job Reference: FRGJOB_508

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

Foróige is an independent, non-profit national voluntary youth organisation engaged in out-of-school youth development and education. The organisation aims to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and the development of society. The organisation is a registered charity and is supported by a combination of statutory, philanthropic and corporate funding. Foróige is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to National Degree standard. (E).
  • Access to car and full driving licence (E)
  • Developed organisational, leadership, decision making and change management skills.
  • Ability to lead and support an experienced team of managers (E)
  • An understanding of Youth Work policy and of the national youth work sector (E)
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant work experience, 5 of which must be in people management (E)
  • Experience of engaging with government departments/national agencies (E)
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of Child and Vulnerable Safeguarding legislation, policy and guidelines (E)
  • Strong communicator and team player. (E)
  • Highly organised and systematic in approach (E)
  • Proven track record to motivate, engage and influence effectively. (E)

Please view the Job spec for a full list of requirements.

Applications for the above vacancy should be made by way of CV and Cover Letter. Which should be emailed to

The full job spec and Foróige application form are available to download from our website

The deadline for returning completed application forms is 12 Noon 1st December 2022

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

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
21st Nov, 2022
Dublin 12
Expiry Date
1st Dec, 2022