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Youth Work Assistant x 2 Community Employment Programme

Youth Work Ireland (Galway Youth Federation)

Ref: #CES-2146601
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Please contact your local DEASP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy.  Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more.

Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.

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The aim of this programme is to provide you with the personal skills to adapt to the changing economic environment and the opportunity of acquiring knowledge in the area of Youth Work.  It is particularly suited to those who would like to pursue a career working with young people and teenagers in a community based setting. You will achieve a QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) qualification which is internationally recognised. This qualification will enable you to obtain employment or progress to further education. 

General duties include supervision of young people from 10 to 21 in various project groups, facilitating a range of activities and programmes in Sport, Health Promotion, Education, Hobbies / Interests, Music and Regional / National Events.  There will be some administration, facilitation of programmes, coaching of young people and opportunities at every turn for development

You will be required to participate in training as part of the programme.  You will get opportunities to engage in various areas of youth work e.g. Youth Justice, Mental Health, and Community Development. Training will be both on the job and training course led, with opportunities to study from QQI level 3 up to and including HETAC 7.  There are also a range of developmental opportunities in the areas of Work Experience, Social and Societal Matters and General Life Skills.

Applicants with any experience (voluntary or paid) of dealing with young people in perhaps a GAA, Scouting, Youth Group, Church, or other setting would be welcomed.  Also, with any specific skill sets or hobbies that would add to or benefit our youth projects, such as Sport, Music, Art, Photography, Martial Arts, Business, Tutoring, Teaching, Childminding, IT expertise, etc
it's all relevant!

For further information you can contact Fidelma Burke, CE Supervisor at ce.supervisor@youthworkgalway.ie or on 0872346943 or Maria Lyng, Assistant CE Supervisor at ce.asstsupervisor@youthworkgalway.ie or on 0867013951 


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