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Volunteer for Afterschool Programme (Grenoble&Hamburg;/Athens&Brussels;)


Volunteer for Afterschool Programme (Grenoble&Hamburg;/Athens&Brussels;)

Citywise Education


At a Glance

  • Start Date:13/09/2021
  • End Date:31/05/2022
  • Closing date:31/05/2022
  • Post Updated:02/09/2021
  • Min Hours:2h per week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Interest in working with young people


Citywise Education is a not-for-profit organisation which was set up to run education, sporting and personal development programmes. The organisation provides young people with after-school and out-of-school educational support. Over 500 local young people, aged from 8 to 18 years, ranging from highly alienated youth to young people with third level aspirations, attend Citywise Education's character building, education and sporting programmes each week. 

Academic work is the focal point of Citywise Education programmes. Young people learn to work hard, acquire study habits and develop their academic ambition, whether they realise it or not. Citywise Education works in collaboration with other agencies, especially local schools, in seeking to address the needs of children.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

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

Volunteers will be working with 3rd-6th class primary school students in completing fun activities which will in turn encourage the member's social development

Volunteers are asked to plan and deliver each week's session, while working in a team with other volunteers, staff and leaders.

Volunteers are also asked to determine the needs of the members and ensure that our programmes thrive on this.

With a variety of different programmes, ranging from art club to social development groups, there are many different aspects that a volunteer can take part in.

Skills required for this role:

Preparation- preparing and organising activities for young people.

Facilitation- the ability to get young people talking and engaging in a variety of different activities.

Motivation- motivating students to get involved in as much as possible.

Communication- working with other staff, volunteers and leaders while also communicating with the members enrolled.

Creation- the ability to get creative in thinking about the programmes.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Thursdays (4.30-6.30pm)

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week


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

Name: Eleanor Valentine

Address: Citywise Education, Citywise Education Centre, Fortunestown Way, Jobstown, D24 W284


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