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Dance Teacher Volunteer - Any kind

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 of teaching Dance to young people.

Your role will be to engage with and bring dance to young people who are attending a drop in night. There is no specific dance group. The young people will be aged 13 and 14 yrs and 15yrs+.

There will be a Youth Workers supervising the space and the Dance volunteer will contribute with their skills and expertise.

There is no set plan as the programme will vary according to the needs and interests of the young people who are attending the drop in that night.

What's required for this position

Your dance experience needs to be at a mid-level ability, high enough to be able to teach and bring your dance to the young people.
We are open all any kind of dance skill. Top skill types are hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary etc

Other desirable 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. able to 'work from where the young person is at'.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

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

Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal, Louth, Meath

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
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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 and students. We offer the volunteer a supported, fun and varied experience with young people 10-24yrs of age.

Getting there

Bus Route 13, Route 4, Route 40 from City Centre.
17a comes from Blancardstown via Finglas If driving, take exit 4 off M50 into Ballymun
Google maps location co-ordinates: 53.396373,-6.2697827

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