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Foroige - Sligo Branch

About Foroige - Sligo Branch

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

Volunteer-Led Group/Special-Interest Group: We greatly welcome volunteers who have a particular skill, hobbies or interest that they would like to teach or share to a group of young people. Such groups can vary from arts, drama, crafts, languages, IT or practical skills such as first-Aid, fitness classes that could be beneficial to our young people. These groups can be delivered over an agreed amount of sessions usually 6-8 weeks, at a day and time suitable to the volunteers.

What's required for this position

An interest in working with young people perhaps a general interest in Sports/ games/ Drama/ Music/Passion or Skill to share. Good Communication and Interpersonal skills. Patient, Reliable and Committed. Interest in Sports and Fitness and activities enjoyed by young people.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Education/ Training
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The C.R.I.B. Youth Project, Rockwood Parade, co. Sligo.

Other location details:
The C.R.I.B. Youth Project, Rockwood Parade, co. Sligo.

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Opportunity to exercise and develop valuable skills in leadership, facilitation and mentoring •An excellent to share a skill or hobbie of interest in a fun and relaxed environment. •To be apart of a exciting,vibrant youth organisation.

Getting there

The C.R.I.B. Youth Project, Rockwood Parade, co. Sligo.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Anne Marie Regan
  • Organisation: Foroige - Sligo Branch
  • Email:
  • Phone: 071-9146526
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