Donnycarney Youth Project: Youth Worker (Maternity Cover)

Donnycarney Youth Project

Donnycarney Youth Project is a community-based project working with the youth and families of the area offering a wrap around service

We are currently offering an exciting opportunity to an experienced professional who is passionate, driven, and enthusiastic about supporting people to make positive changes in their lives.

Youth Worker Full Time (To Cover Maternity Leave) Ref: YWM

Applications to quote job reference in the subject box if e-mailing or mark the envelope

We are looking for individuals with enthusiasm, drive and initiative who are youth focused and will embrace the Better Ireland Brighter Future National Outcomes for young people. Our work promotes equality and inclusion. The successful candidate will be committed to supporting young people to reach their full potential and required to deliver youth work practice in line with the requirements of the UBU Your Place Your Space funding scheme.

Essential Qualifications / Experience

  • An NSETS recognised professionally endorsed qualification in Youth Work or Youth and Community Work
  • Have worked with young people for two years full time in a youth work setting and have an equivalent professional degree level qualification within the Education/Social Science/Social Care/Youth Work & Community Work sector


  • A full clean driver’s licence

This position is funded under the UBU Your Place your Space funding scheme and channelled through the City of Dublin Youth Service Board. CDYSB Youth Worker salary scales will apply depending on experience.

This post requires the successful candidate to work scheduled hours at evenings and weekends to include residential trips.


DYP offers the following additional benefits to employees:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive induction, training and supervision
  • Further education and training support
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Team Days

To apply, please send letter of application together with a CV and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees that we may contact to:

Marie Holton, Project Leader, Donnycarney Youth Project
Donnycarney Community & Youth Centre, Collins Avenue East, Dublin 5, D05 X535
or e-mail

The closing date for receipt of applications is 1.00pm on Wednesday 8th February 2023

Donnycarney Youth Project is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Shortlisting will apply to those who meet the essential criteria. The successful applicant will be required to undergo Garda vetting prior to appointment.

For further information on our services please follow the link


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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jan, 2023
Dublin 5
Expiry Date
8th Feb, 2023