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Foróige Club Leaders - Tubbercurry

Foroige - Tubbercurry Branch

About Foroige - Tubbercurry Branch

To support young people in the area with a youth club and with activities. Foróige is the leading youth organisation in Ireland and has been working with young people since 1952. Our purpose is to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their development and in the development of society.

We work with over 50,000 young people aged 10-18 each year through volunteer-led Clubs and staff-led Youth Projects. Foróige currently operates in 26 counties in Ireland, with 614 Foróige Clubs, 160 Youth Projects, the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programme, the Foróige Youth Entrepreneurship programme, our Youth Citizenship and Youth Leadership programmes.

Foróige works with all young people through our general services. Foróige Clubs, Foróige Juniors, Foróige Interest Clubs, Foróige Youth Cafés encourage young people to take responsibility for themselves and to be part of shaping the world around them while developing their talents, skills and abilities. We also work with vulnerable young people who require additional support through a full range of targeted services.

What's Involved

Lead weekly youth group. Build positive relationships with the young people in the club. Promote a fun and welcoming environment. Enable the members of the club to develop skills and talents and empower young people to reach their potential. Organise weekly activities and assist with the administration of the club.

What's required for this position

Volunteers should have an interest in working with young people. They should have a positive outlook and a belief in the potential of young people. Volunteers should be willing to work as part of a team of leaders and take on tasks to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all the young people in the club.

  • Youth/ Childcare

Times and commitment required for this role

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Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 2hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Tubbercurry Foroige Youth Café Humbert Street Tubbercurry

Other location details:
South Sligo - Tubbercurry Foroige Youth Café Humbert Street Tubbercurry

Also available in these counties
Mayo, Donegal

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

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers benefit from over 60 years of experience training and support. While gaining a sense of contributing to their community.

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