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!!
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.
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:
The Youth 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.
Please remember, completed application forms need to be submitted by 5pm, September 6th, 2019!
WOODALE YOUTH JUSTICE WORKER
The Woodale Youth Justice Worker is responsible for working with young people involved, or at risk of becoming involved in, criminal activity in the Priorswood and Darndale area. The Youth Justice Worker will work on the Woodale Youth Justice Project team and as part of the wider Sphere 17 team. Their purpose is to engage young people who have offended or at risk of offending in a process of learning and development that will enable them to examine their own offending and to make positive lifestyle choices to reduce their risk of involvement in criminal, harmful or socially unacceptable behaviour. S/he will be working closely with An Garda Síochána in assessing the interests, needs and capacity of this target group, and implement appropriate programmes and activities, as agreed with the Team Leader and the Woodale YJP Committee.
Please remember, completed application forms need to be submitted by 5pm, Monday, September 16th, 2019!
We also currently have a rolling recruitment process for the following positions:
Youth Work Relief Worker(s)
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.
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
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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,
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