About Ballymun Regional Youth Resource
Ballymun Regional Youth Resource BRYR, is a professional Youth Work organisation in a purpose built youth facility with 40 staff and volunteers, students, young leaders and EVS. We offer support, variety, fun and a purposeful experience with young people 10-24yrs of age.
The person will work with other staff and volunteers in the Tuesday Music Club. There are 3 sessions according ages of 10-12s, 13-14yrs and 15yrs+. The programme varies throughout the year but the volunteer will support our band room, drumming, guitars, singing, djing, rapping, participation in youth gigs etc as appropriate. The volunteer can participate in specific projects or on an on-going basis.
To apply for this role please complete our online volunteer application form
What's required for this position
The person needs to have demonstrated musical skills. These could be in relation to instruments, singing, DJing, recording, musical events.
The Music Club programme varies as the interest and ability of the young people changes. Other skills include:
a) an ability to engage with young people aged 10-14yrs of age- good interpersonal skills
b) good active listening skills
c) knowledge of /empathy with the issues young people face in their lives
d) knowledge of the dynamic of the Ballymun community
e) suitable qualities include empathy, patience, supportiveness, motivation; an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude; being dependable, adaptable, honest.
Finally, the person needs to be a person who is able to work from ‘where the young person is at’
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Personable Skills
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Reco, Sillogue Road
Ballymun, Dublin 11
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Fingal, Louth, Meath
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
BRYR, a professional Youth Work organisation is located in a purpose built youth facility with 40 staff supported by volunteers, students, young leaders and EVS. We offer the vol a supported, fun and varied experience with young people 10-24yrs of age.
Dublin Bus 13
Google maps location co-ordinates: 53.396373,-6.2697827