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Beauty / Personal Grooming Volunteer - Youth Work Setting

Ballymun Regional Youth Resource

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.

What's Involved

We are looking for people who enjoy working with young people and who have experience within the field of Beauty / Personal Grooming. Would you be interested in sharing those skills to benefit our projects.?

Your role will be to support a group of young people who are interested in learning more about self grooming for themselves. The young people will be grouped according to their ages: 10 - 24yrs. There will be a Youth Worker leading the group and you will contribute your skills.

Your ability needs to be at a mid-level point so you can lead the group.

Ideally, we would like to have the volunteer available on an ad hoc basis to respond to needs arising in groups. So the volunteer might be needed for five Thursday evenings at one stage and then at some other time in the future for six Wednesday evenings with another group.

What's required for this position

Skills include:
a) An ability to engage with young people aged 10 - 24 years of age and good interpersonal skills
b) Good active listening skills
c) Knowledge of and empathy with the issues young people face in their lives
d) Knowledge of the dynamic of the Ballymun community
e) Qualities such as; patience, supportiveness, motivation, an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude, dependable, adaptable and honest.
f) Finally, the person needs to be able to work from ‘where the young person it at’.

  • Education/ Training
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Reco, Sillogue Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11. Eircode: D11 PX34

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
No

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

BRYR is a professional Youth Work organisation is located in a purpose built youth facility with 45 staff supported by volunteers & students. We offer the volunteer a supported, fun and varied experience with young people 10 - 24yrs of age.

Getting there

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