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.
Outdoor Park Games Summer Fun !
This outdoor games volunteer will work with young people over the summer in the parks of Ballymun. The volunteer will be a part of a team of staff and volunteers. The team will deliver on a series of planned activities in the 6 parks of Ballymun over 3 afternoons/evenings a week for the period of June/July and August.
The activities will include a range of sports, and traditional style games, Young people of all ages get involved with a focus on 10- 24yrs olds.
The volunteer can get involved in all or some of this programme over the 3 months. A timetable will be assigned.
What's required for this position
- The person would require an ability to deliver a fun interactive sports programme to young people at their pace.
Areas of experience that would be particularly useful are sports and games abilities.
- The person would need to be enthusiastic and feel they can interact with young people age 10- 24yrs and can share their skills with an informal relaxed approach.
- Other skills include :
a) an ability to engage with young people aged 10-24yrs 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 it at’
- Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
- 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,
Eircode: D11 PX34
Google maps location co-ordinations: 53.396373,-6.2697827
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Fingal
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Ongoing training opportunities
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.
Bus Route 13 and Route 4 from City Centre. 17a comes from Blancardstown via Finglas . Google maps location co-ordinates: 53.396373,-6.2697827