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Youth Club Educational Assistant - Dublin 9

The Plough Youth Club

About The Plough Youth Club

We provide a well organised training, educational and recreational centre for young people in the Ballymun area from the ages of 4 to 18. We also provide volunteers with an opportunity to develop vocational skills, and improve their CV.

What's Involved

When Covid-19 restrictions have been fully lifted in the future, the Club will be up and running again.

Would you like to get more involved in your community and help support a busy youth club? You will be working with young people on a prepared educational programme. Our Youth Club activities include:
Homework support, Arts and Crafts, Computers, Photography, Woodwork, Metalwork, Swimming, Karting, Hill Walking etc.

The Ballymun East Child and Youth Centre Activities are in Woodhazel Close on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6pm to 7.30pm. The Wednesday night is for boys only and the Thursday night is for girls only. Both are for ages 7 to 17 years. The Swimming classes take place in Ballymun Sports and Leisure Centre on Friday night from 6pm to 7pm, and are for both boys and girls aged 4 to 17 years.

What's required for this position

A strong work ethic and good interpersonal relationship skills are of paramount importance.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • Education/ Training
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Woodhazel Close, Ballymun, Dublin 9.

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Learning Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Helping others, especially the most needy, is to help yourself. Employers like people who have given time to help the community. Develop your vocational skills, and improve your CV.

Getting there

Numbers 13 and 4 buses take within 3 minutes of the club. View on Google Maps.

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