About Monaghan Foróige
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 more than 600 Foróige Clubs, 150 Youth Projects, the Big Brother Big Sister mentoring programme, the Foróige Youth Entrepreneurship programme, our Youth Citizenship and Youth Leadership programmes.
FNT is a newly established Foróige club in Monaghan town working with a small group of young people on the Autistic Spectrum.
These young people engage in a variety of activities including games, table tennis, pool, art work and team building challenges.
This club meets every second week.
What's required for this position
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic adults to volunteer with the FNT Foróige Club!
You may have valuable talents and skills from your own life! Maybe you are good at art, drama or music. Maybe you have organisational or communication skills or maybe you have a great way of interacting with the young people. With minimal time commitment you can make an immeasurable contribution to the community.
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Hours required: 2hrs
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Also available in these counties
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Foróige supports for you:
• Foroige Staff – Youth Officer/ RYO
• District Councils
• Experienced Volunteers
• Ongoing training and development opportunities
• Leaders conference