Foróige, 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, through the Department of Justice and Equality and by the European Social Fund 2014 – 2020 through the Irish Youth Justice Service in conjunction with An Garda Síochána, invite applications for the following position:
The Zone Youth Health Café, Phibblestown is managed by Foróige. The Project is funded by the HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme. The Youth Officer in this project will work as part of the Foróige Dublin 15 team and in partnership with the ORB Garda Youth Diversion Project, THI for Young Males and Peer Education Project. The café aims to improve young people’s knowledge of sexual and general health, in the context of a youth friendly service, and to assist young people to develop skills and attitudes which enhance their ability to make positive lifestyle choices.
The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;
Education to National Diploma or Degree standard preferably in Youth / Health Promotion Work (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications)
A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience
Access to car and full driving licence
Paid or voluntary, experience working with young people
An understanding of Youth Work and Community Work methodologies
Ability to engage target group
Please view the job spec below for full details on all requirements.
Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Job Application form only.
The full job spec and Foróige application form can be downloaded from this page (see below) and is also available to download from the ‘careers’ section of our website www.foroige.ie or can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note that all applications can only be accepted by way of Foróige Application Form