YOUTH WORK IRELAND ? RECRUITING FOR AN PARTICIPATION OFFICER
YOUTH WORK IRELAND is the collective voice of **Apply on the website**
Local Youth Services. Our members are leading youth work practitioners
in their communities. We are building on a long tradition of providing
quality services to young people and youth workers.
Youth Work Ireland in partnership with For?ige are contracted to run
the Participation Team on behalf of the DCEDIY, to support the
National Participation Strategy and delivery of the associated
The Participation Officer will provide technical support to the
Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
(DCEDIY) Citizen Participation Unit in fulfillment of the terms of a
contract jointly held by Youth Work Ireland and For?ige. In addition
to providing onsite and offsite support to Regional Comhairle na n?g,
supporting the National Comhairle na n?g Executive, assisting in the
development of annual events, consultations and other participation
initiatives, the Participation Officer will also be involved in
supporting consultations and providing training and development.
Based-in the Participation Team, line-managed through Youth Work
Ireland National Office in Dominick St, Dublin 1, the Participation
Officer will receive day to day programme direction from the Senior
Youth Participation Officer (For?ige). The Youth Participation
Officer will work closely with the Administration Officer, (based in
Youth Work Ireland) and Participation Officers and the Event Manager
(based in For?ige).
Candidates should have a good general education, with experience of
working with young people. Knowledge of, and commitment to inclusive
participative practices is essential.
The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of participatory
processes and techniques to facilitate involvement of groups and
individuals in decision making, planning and evaluation. Experience of
training development is essential.
This post will require travel, out of hours and weekend working.
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