Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service: Assistant Co-ordinator – Making Connections South Tipperary
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service
WSTCYS is a community-based youth organisation which places active youth participation, volunteerism and community development at the heart of our ethos
Applications are invited for the following posts:
Making Connections South Tipperary (28 hours)
Based in the Wilderness Youth & Community Centre, Wilderness Grove, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Making Connections South Tipperary is an adult training programme, which aims to provide a stepping stone to mainstream education and /or employment, to adults, who are experiencing substance misuse, homelessness and associated mental health issues. Making Connections South Tipperary is funded by Tipperary ETB and managed by Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service.
Successful applicants for the post should have the skills and experience requisite for working with the above client group in a community-based setting; recruiting and supporting trainees and liaising with relevant statutory organisations and locally based community groups. The successful candidate must be competent in the delivery of training programmes to a QQI Level 3 Major Award in Employability Skills and be computer literate. Candidates should have a recognised 3rd level qualification in the field of Adult Learning and Development, Training and Development, or related discipline.
Key responsibilities include:
- the recruitment of learners to the LTI
- the design, delivery and evaluation of modules for the LTI
- organise accreditation of the LTI modules where appropriate
- associated administration & reporting on the work of the programme
- to work within an integrated services model
Ideal candidates for the post should demonstrate flexibility, motivation and initiative, have excellent interpersonal, organisational, communication and facilitation skills and have an understanding of the needs of the learners engaged in the programme. They must have at least 1 year’s (ideally 2 years’) professional experience of working in training related field with experience of delivering training in areas such as, Literacy, I.T, Work Skills, Cooking, Crafts, etc.
Closing date for Applications is 5pm Friday 16th September 2022. Short-listing will apply and a panel may be formed for future vacancies
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service is an equal opportunities employer.