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After-Schools Programme Assistant

Community

After-Schools Programme Assistant

Balally Family Resource Centre

Dublin

At a Glance

  • Start Date:27/09/2017
  • End Date:18/07/2018
  • Closing date:27/06/2018
  • Post Updated:13/10/2017
  • Min Hours:2hours
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Applicant must be Garda Vetted with Balally FRC prior to commencement

Description

At the Balally Family Resource Centre we run a weekly 'After Schools Club' for children aged between 7 and 12 years. We aim to target the children who would benefit from additional support in building socialisation skills, getting on with others and working together as a team. We run this group every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from the centre from 2pm to 4pm. Our children come from the two local primary schools in Balally.

We require individuals who are fun and energetic, who enjoy working with challenging young people and who have the ability to work on their own initiative.

Is training provided?: No

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Tasks will include:

- Planning group session each week

- Preparing food and drinks for the group as they arrive each week

- After school activities may include arts and crafts, sports, drama, music, woodwork, baking, quizes, trips out including hiking, hosting guest speakers, 

- Post group evaluation and clean up

Skills required for this role:

Individuals must be:

- Fun and energetic

- Must be patient and show empathy

- Must have the ability to calmly deal with challenging situations which may arise from time to time

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 2- 4:30pm

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
A chat over a cup of tea

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Aisling Fitzgerald

Address: Balally Family Resource Centre, The Scout Den, Wedgewood, Dublin 16

Website: http://www.balallyfrc.ie

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