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Aisling Project: Youth Activities Worker (Part-Time) - Aisling Mór Project

Aisling Project wishes to recruit a Part-Time Youth Activities Worker - working with Aisling Mór Project (AMP) The Organisation Aisling Project CLG (Company Limited by Guarantee) manages five Aisling Project centres across Ballymun. The Projects are an after-school service for children and young people aged from 7-17yrs. Aisling Project aims to prevent early school leaving, support the community as a whole and improve school retention by running after-school intervention projects for children and young people from the Ballymun area. The Role The Youth Activity Worker role is pivotal in Aisling Project and the post holder will have a great degree of responsibility for ensuring that the young people are supported and cared for in line with the ethos of Aisling Project. The Youth Activity Worker will report directly to their respective Project Coordinator in respect of the day-to-day work of Aisling Project - working with children aged from 12 – 17 years in Aisling Project The Youth Activity Worker shall be responsible for carrying out agreed work in consultation with their Coordinator and Project Leader. A Youth Activity Worker contract is based on a 14 hour week unless otherwise notified. Reporting The Youth Activity Worker will report to the Co-ordinator. General Duties:

  • Be responsible for the implementation of activity plans and evaluations

  • Be responsible for reporting any issues to the Project Coordinator

  • Be responsible for attending scheduled planning meetings

  • Attend training as provided by Aisling Project

  • Engage with children & young people in a manner fitting with the ethos of Aisling Project

  • Work with children - organise indoor and outdoor activities, including Homework, Dinner each day, Literacy Development, Educational projects, Environmental awareness projects, Arts & Crafts etc.

  • Deal with Parents/Guardians with respect and empathy always in a manner fitting with the ethos of Aisling Project

  • Plan, implement and evaluate all programmes across the year

  • Become familiar with Logic Models

  • The Youth Activity Worker will work within the spirit and ethos of Aisling Project at all times.

Support & Liaison:

  • Respond to all queries in relation to Aisling Project

  • Always communicate with Parents/Guardians in relation to their child in a respectful and supportive manner in keeping with the ethos of Aisling Project.

  • Liaise with all stakeholders in relation to their contact with Aisling Project

  • Build strong working relationships with Community Organisations from across Ballymun and beyond.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Experience/Qualifications: Required to have QQI Level 5 Certificate or equivalent minimum in a relevant discipline, along with relevant experience.

  • Excellent communication, facilitation and networking skills and the ability to work on one’s own initiative are essential.

To Apply: Please complete the attached application form and email it to Shortlisting will apply. All Position holders will be Garda Vetted prior to beginning work with Aisling Project. Job Types: Part-time, Fixed Term Contract. Aisling Project CLG. is an equal opportunities employer

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General Info Date Entered/Updated 25th Jul, 2022 Region Dublin 9 Expiry Date 26th Aug, 2022

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