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Youth Worker Community Employment Programme

Lourdes Youth Community Services

Ref: #CES-2126831
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.

Assist the Youth Workers in carrying out group work, to plan and evaluate programmes with the young people and Youth Workers, building positive working relationships with young people through formal group work and informal and drop-in /open access facilities.  Identify the needs of the young people and with support from the team and the project leader to develop the appropriate responses.  Develop awareness of the agencies, groups and institutions which involve young people and which have an impact on their lives (school, family, justice) and with time to develop links with agencies where required.  Advocate with and for young people where appropriate, occasionally to engage with young people through streetwork, assist with a range of youth work activities throughout the year.    


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