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Youth Work Assistant


Youth Work Assistant

Limerick Youth Service


At a Glance

  • Start Date:18/01/2024
  • End Date:31/05/2024
  • Closing date:29/02/2024
  • Post Updated:11/01/2024
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Youth work



An exciting opportunity for students to gain experience working with teenagers (14-19yrs) at Lava Javas Youth Café, Limerick.

As a Volunteer Youth Work Assistant you will support the youth worker and young people to:

  • Organsie and run events such as themed nights
  • Share your skills and experince with teenagers and fellow volunteers 
  • Gain invaluable experince working with young people 
  • Get to know fellow volunteers 
  • Take part in youth work/club training 
  • Have fun! 

Volunteers will recieve ongoing support from Limerick Youth Service'sYouth Work team.

Lava Javas Youth Cafe is part of Limerick Youth Service, a youth organisation that engages with over 5,000 young people annually across a number of sectors including: youth work, education, training in addition to many more

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:

All volunteers will have to complete the following:

  • Complete a Limerick Youth Service Volunteer Induction Form
  • Complete Garda Vetting Form
  • Take part in LYS Volunteer Inducition Training
    • this will include youth work games, icebreakers et c
  • Take part in Child Safeguarding Training 

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Thursdays (4-7pm) Fridays (4-8pm) Saturdays (37pm)

Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Interview with LYS staff person


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

Name: Limerick Youth Service

Address: Limerick Youth Service , 5 Lwr. Glentworth St. Limerick V94 YF95


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