Youth Work Assistant - CE Scheme - Athlone

  • Youth Work Ireland Midlands
  • Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 02/05/2024
Community Employment (CE) Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

The aim of this programme is to provide you with the skills to prepare you to return to work or education. It is particularly suited to those who would like to pursue a career in areas such as youth or community work.

You will achieve a QQI qualification which will enable you to obtain employment or progress to further education. All our Youth Work staff work in targeted disadvantaged areas of our regions, n

General duties include supervision of young people from 10 to 21 in various project groups, co- facilitating a range of activities and programmes in Sport, Music, Arts & Drama or health related education. You will be required to assist in the planning of different creative programmes for young people which allows them to express themselves through a range of fun activities.

To provide young people the opportunity to be creative and build self-confidence, communication skills all within a fun and safe environment. There will be some administration, facilitation of programmes, coaching of young people and opportunities at every turn for development.

You will be required to participate in training as part of the programme. You will get opportunities to engage in various areas of youth work e.g. Youth Justice, Mental Health, and Community Development. Training will be both on the job and training course led, with opportunities to study from QQI level 4-6.

There are also a range of developmental opportunities in the areas of Work Experience, Social and Societal Matters and General Life Skills. If you have any interest of engaging with young people and are creative, sporty or just hard working we would like to hear from you.

Further information and support to apply can be sought from Tracey Moore - CE Supervisor. tmoore@youthworkmidlands.org

You must be in receipt of social welfare benefit to be eligible e.g. Jobseekers / other - do not apply if you are already in employment as you unfortunatley will not be selected to go through the process.

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