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City of Dublin YMCA

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.

What's Involved

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:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 month

Hours required: 3hrs Twice per week

Other Details

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:

  • Supervision
  • Reimbursement of expenses

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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.

Getting there

Many local buses within both areas.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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