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Volunteer in Foroige Blanchardstown

Community

Volunteer in Foroige Blanchardstown

Foroige

Dublin

At a Glance

  • Start Date:20/04/2022
  • End Date:01/06/2023
  • Closing date:01/06/2023
  • Post Updated:20/04/2022
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Over 18, Willing to work with young people, Friendly, Approachable

Description

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:

  • Lead a weekly youth group with other volunteers:

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. 

  • Support a budding entrepreneur:

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.

  • Share your skills with your local Foróige group:

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!

  • Facilitation with young people or adults:

Facilitate programmes such as the Foróige Leadership or Foróige Citizenship with young people or train other adults to do so.

  • Homework or reading group:

Help young people with their homework or reading skills in your local Foróige youth centre as part of a team of adults.

  • Support groups 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:

  • Friendly 
  • Approachable 
  • Kind
  • Sympathetic 
  • Caring 
  • Over 18
  • Willing to work with young people
  • Willing to be garda vetted and do training 

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
2 References needed Garda Vetting

Contact

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

Name: Mary Vrinceanu

Address: Foroige, Blanchardstown

Website: www.foroige.ie/

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