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Volunteer Youth Mentor

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Volunteer Youth Mentor

West End Youth Centre

Limerick

At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/07/2022
  • End Date:10/08/2022
  • Closing date:16/06/2022
  • Post Updated:10/05/2022
  • Min Hours:10
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Garda Vetting

Description

The West End Youth Centre is a vibrant and energetic Youth Service that is situated in Ballinacurra Weston in Limerick City. 

We have approx. 120 young people that engage in our service, and we are very excited to be taking them on various different trips over the summer months. The staff team consists of Youth Workers, who have previous backgrounds in youth work, psychology, psychotherapy, and social care. This role may of interest to those looking to persure a career in social work, psychology, youth work, community work etc.

We would love a person who is looking for experience in youth community development work, that will attend fun trips over the month of July and start of August! 

Please contact me, Kate, at kate.clifford@ololcsg.ie if you would be interested. 

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:

-Attend various different trips around Munster with young people aged 7-25. 

-Be a positive role model to the young people that attend our service. 

-Provide extra supervision to the young people, in conjunction with the other youth workers.

Skills required for this role:

-Kindness and compassion

-Willingness to partake in activities

-Communication

-Light insight into community work

-Capicity to work with young people

-Awareness of policy and proceedure around child safeguarding and health and saftey

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Mid-week, mostly Tuesday-Thursday.

Minimum time commitment per week:
6 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
A CV and an informal chat around what will be required.

Contact

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

Name: Kate Clifford

Address: West End Youth Centre, Our Lady of Lourdes Community Services Group OLOL Community Action Centre, Greenfields Cross, Rosbrien, Limerick

Website: www.ololcsg.ie/west-end

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