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 post:
Community Youth Worker Post – Frontline Project (Maternity Leave Cover)
Based in communities across Waterford City, the project aims to enable the local community to identify and respond to the needs of young people through the development of a variety of youth work responses as part of an Integrated Youth Service. The Frontline Project has a particular focus on supporting young people in relation to substance misuse.
Key responsibilities are to:
- Develop and extend existing programmes and responses with young people aged 10 to 24 years
- Increase the level of youth participation in the Project
- Recruit, train, support and work with volunteers to develop a community-led response
The project is supported and funded through the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth and Waterford Wexford ETB
Ideal candidates for the posts, should demonstrate flexibility, motivation and initiative, have excellent interpersonal, organisational, communication and facilitation skills, be able to engage young people in developmental group work and to build, lead and develop a volunteer team. The successful candidates will be committed to working in partnership with young people, local adults and allied professionals and will be strong team players. They must have at least 1 year’s (ideally 2 years’) professional experience of working directly with young people and a recognised qualification in Youth and Community Work or related discipline.
Please forward applications in the form of a C.V. to email@example.com Closing date for return of applications by e-mail is 12noon on Tuesday 28th November 2023. Short-listing will apply and a panel may be formed for future vacancies
We confirm that our organisation complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service is an equal opportunities employer.