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Citywise Education


At a Glance

  • Start Date:13/09/2021
  • End Date:31/01/2022
  • Closing date:31/01/2022
  • Post Updated:31/08/2021
  • Min Hours:1-2 hours per week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:The volunteer must have an understanding of the subject and of the educational needs of the area.


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:

The benefit of taking this position is gaining experience of working in a disadvantaged area and developing the community while working with Secondary school children.

Skills required for this role:

The volunteer must have an understanding of the subject and of the educational needs of the area. They must also have the willingness to engage in curriculum and teacher training.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Days of classes between Monday and Thursday Time between 4.45 and 8.30 Classes are 45 min long

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week


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

Name: Daire Hennessy

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


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