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Foroige Club Leader (Swords)

Foroige (Fingal wide)

About Foroige (Fingal wide)

Foróige is the National Youth Development Organisation. We work with young people aged 12-18.
We have over 500 Foróige youth clubs nationally, which cater for over 13000 young people.

Clubs are led by volunteer adult leaders with support from the youth officer for the area.
Clubs get involved in numerous activities including games, sports, art and crafts, music, drama and whatever else the young people would like to get involved in.

What's Involved

Assisting with the running of youth group. Encouraging young people to get actively involved in organising activities and events.

Working with young people and other volunteers as a team. Building positive relationships with youth people in group.

Exploring opportunities with young people. Helping young people achieve things for themselves. Creating an enjoyable and fun atmosphere in the group.

What's required for this position

Have an interest in working with young people.
Believe in young peoples abilities.
Be approachable and outgoing.
Willing to get involved in activities with young people and enjoy yourself.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • Education/ Training
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Other
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Swords, co. Dublin

Other location details:
Swords, Fingal

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Initial training in relation to the role.
Opportunities for personal development and other training programmes.
Being part of a vibrant and progressive organisation.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Fingal
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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