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OUR SUPPORTERS

There’s been a long history of community based youth work in this area and Sphere 17 RYS has been set up to help build on that. Essential funding is required to provide the services and facilities we offer. Click here for a breakdown of the funding received last year.

A big thank you to all our funders!!

Sphere 17 Regional Youth Service is funded primarily by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA), through the City of Dublin Youth Services Board (CDYSB).

The Woodale Youth Justice Project is a Garda Youth Diversion Project which is funded through the Irish Youth Justice Service is part supported by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

If you are interested in finding out more about the different ways in which you too can support our work we’d really love to chat with you.

RECRUITMENT


We very much recognise the value of having good people on our team, and provide a wide range of supports and development opportunities for employees so that they can provide the highest quality of service to young people.

If you feel this might be the workplace for you, then maybe consider our current vacancies:

Youth Activities Worker (full-time)

Youth Worker (temporary full-time – 5 month initial contract)

 

These positions are funded under the Department of Children & Youth Affairs - UBU funding scheme through the City of Dublin Youth Services Board.

 

Main Role:

The Youth Worker and Youth Activities Worker, working as part of the youth work team, will be primarily involved in identifying and engaging with young people at risk in the community. Then planning, developing, implementing and evaluating youth work programmes to meet the needs and interests of the young people, in keeping organisational plans, as agreed with the Project Leader, Manager and the Board of Sphere 17 RYS.

 

Salary scale is commensurate with the CDYSB Youth Worker and Youth Activities Worker Salary Scales. This post will require the successful candidate to work scheduled hours at evenings and weekends.

 

Required:

Youth Activities Worker: A FETAC level 5 full Award in Youth Work or equivalent qualification in a related area plus experience of working with young people.

Or,

A minimum of 6 months full-time paid experience working directly with young people in a youth work setting.

 

Youth Worker: An *NSETS professionally endorsed qualification in Youth Work or Youth and Community Work,

Or,

Have worked with young people for two years full-time in a youth work setting and have an equivalent professional Degree level qualification within the Education/Social Science/Youth Work or Community Work field.

For more information please see linked the relevant job description and application form:

Youth Worker job description,

Youth Activities Worker job description.

Youth Worker Application Form

Youth Activities Worker Application Form

To apply, please complete and return the relevant Application Form to: Regional Youth Service Manager, Sphere 17 Regional Youth Facility, Darndale, Dublin 17, or, by email to: recruitment@sphere17.ie

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is: Monday, September 28th, 2020, at 5pm. Interviews will be scheduled for the following week. Short listing will apply, and a panel may be formed.  All appointments are subject to reference checking and Garda Vetting. Sphere 17 RYS is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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Project Leader

This post is a full-time position funded under the Department of Children & Youth Affairs - UBU funding scheme through the City of Dublin Youth Services Board.

Main Role:

The Project Leader has responsibility for development and delivering of youth service plans, and the management of an Area Team and youth centre, as agreed with the Regional Youth Service Manager, Management Team and the Board of Directors.

Salary scale is commensurate with the CDYSB Project Leader Salary Scale €47,328 - €53,252. This post will require the successful candidate to work scheduled hours at evenings and weekends.

Required:

An NSETS professionally endorsed qualification in Youth/Community Work and 5 years full-time experience of working with young people at risk,

Or

An equivalent professional qualification or relevant degree within the Education/Social Science/Youth Work or Community Work field plus 7 years full-time experience of working with young people at risk.

For more details please see linked job description and key competencies. To apply, please complete and return the Project Leader Application Form by email to: recruitment@sphere17.ie 

Applicants are requested to address these key competencies as part of their application.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is: Monday, September 21st, 2020, at 5pm. Interviews will be scheduled for the following week. Short listing will apply, and a panel may be formed.

All appointments are subject to reference checking and Garda Vetting. Sphere 17 RYS is an equal opportunities employer.


We currently have a rolling recruitment process for the following positions:

Youth Work Relief Worker(s)

Main Role:
The Youth Work Relief Worker, working as part of a team, will be involved in providing temporary staff cover on any one of our youth service area teams or on the Woodale Youth Justice Project, as required. This cover will primarily involve implementing Sphere 17/Woodale activities and programmes, in keeping with approved plans, and as agreed with the relevant Project Leader.

Applications can be made to: recruitment@sphere17.ie . For more information on this opportunity download YW Relief Worker Job Description and YW Relief Application Form


Garda Vetting is required of all staff and volunteers joining Sphere 17 RYS. For more information on the Garda Vetting process contact Mick on 01 8674348

Download further information/forms:

VOLUNTEERS

Sphere 17 Regional Youth Service is dedicated to providing meaningful volunteering opportunities in our organisation. Our aim is to recruit a range of volunteers with diverse interests, skills and experiences, and to provide them with the quality of support that will make their involvement in our service mutually rewarding, in line with our Volunteer Policy,

Check out the Charter for Effective Volunteers from Volunteer Ireland which we are committed to, and you can also download our Volunteer Application Form

Those with any queries about volunteering in Sphere 17 can also give the office a call on (01) 8674348

Sphere 17 RYS would like to acknowledge support from Volunteering Ireland

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