UL Global Student Ambassador Programme
University of Limerick International Office
Requirements:Over 18, Willing to work with young people, Friendly, Approachable
Through our volunteer led clubs and targeted youth projects, we involve young people from the ages of 10 to 18 and sometimes older, enabling them to:
› Make friends and have fun in a safe environment
› Relate well with adults and contribute to the community
› Learn important life skills for successful living
› Develop values, views and beliefs
› Deal with concerns and difficulties they may have We have lots happening, so come and be part of the buzz that is Foróige. You can join us yourself or bring friends!
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:
We have hundreds of youth groups such as the Foróige Club for 12 to 18 year olds; Foróige Juniors for 10 and 11 year olds, Volunteer Youth Cafés and Interest Clubs for those with one main hobby like fishing, computers or dance.
If you have business skills or experience, the Foróige youth entrepreneurship programme - the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) - might be just the thing for you.
Photography, carpentry, First Aid, sound engineering, DJ-ing, fashion design, makeup, teaching music, drama, catering, hair dressing, sports refereeing, painting, playing an instrument, coaching sport, cookery, film making or organising concerts – why not help a local Foróige group of young people to learn about your hobby? They will love it!
Facilitate programmes such as the Foróige Leadership or Foróige Citizenship with young people or train other adults to do so.
Help young people with their homework or reading skills in your local Foróige youth centre as part of a team of adults.
In some areas, we need facilitators for parents in parenting programmes, or in coping with their children’s alcohol, drug or other problems.
Skills required for this role:
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
2 References needed Garda Vetting
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Mary Vrinceanu
Address: Foroige, Blanchardstown
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