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.
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:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 year
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
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
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.
Numbers 13 and 4 buses take within 3 minutes of the club. View on Google Maps.