About City of Dublin YMCA
The City of Dublin YMCA has been helping vulnerable young people in Dublin’s Inner City for over 160 years. Youth work, education, family support programmes, community childcare and community employment are just some of the services built into the very core of the YMCA’s existence. We work with young people from créche going age through to youth work with education programmes for those who leave school early.
To conduct research into whether a youth service for young people with additional needs/disabilities is needed within the Dublin 2 and Dublin 8 areas. Approaching local schools and services to explore into this area of need.
What's required for this position
Self-motivation, initiative, administration, organisation, attention to detail, interest in the area of work.
- Community Development/ Social work
- Education/ Training
- General Admin/ Office Support
- Research/ Journalism/ Media
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 month
Hours required: 3hrs Twice per week
Location of volunteering opportunity:
53 Aungier Street, Dublin2
Other location details:
Dublin 2 and Dublin 8
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Reimbursement of expenses
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Enhance skills in the area of research, broaden knowledge in the area of disabilities, research, and young people, and be involved in the start up of a service directly supporting young people in the local community.
Many local buses within both areas.