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Community Youth Worker Posts – Clonmel (UBU)

 

Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service

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:

Community Youth Worker Posts – Clonmel (UBU)

Full time (39hours per week)

Based in communities across Clonmel, the UBU Youth Projects aim to engage young people aged between 10 and 24 years in youth work opportunities. The youth work team identifies the needs and interests of young people and responds through the development of tailored youth work responses.as part of an Integrated Youth Service Team.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Develop programmes and responses with young people aged 10 to 24 years in evenings and after school hours, including at weekends.
  • Increasing the level of youth participation within the Project.
  • Experimenting and innovating with programmes and work methods to identify what works best
  • Enlisting the involvement of a team of local volunteers to ensure the development of a relevant community response.

The project is supported and funded through the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth and Tipperary 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.

To apply please visit www.wstcys.ie for information on recruitment and request a Job Description and Application Form to jobs@wstcys.ie Closing date for return of applications by e-mail is 5pm on Friday 16th September 2022. 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.

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