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Fishing Enthusiast - Freshwater - with groups of young people

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

Would you like to share your love of fishing? We are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with young people and who have experience of Fishing.

Your role will be to facilitate Fishing activities with groups of young people who attend our Centre. The young people will be in groups according to their ages;13 to 14yrs, and 15yrs+. There will be a Youth Worker supervising the group and the Fishing volunteer will contribute with their skills and expertise.

There is no pre-prepared plan as the programme will vary according to the needs and interests of the young people and the Fishing instructor.

What's required for this position

Your Fishing experience does need to be at a mid - high level ability. It needs to be strong enough to lead the group. You need to be able to teach and share the practise of safe Fishing with the young people.

Other skills include:
a) good interpersonal skills - an ability to engage with young people aged 10-24yrs of age
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’.

  • Education/ Training
  • 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: 3hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Reco, Sillogue Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11, Eircode: D11 PX34.
84 Five Oaks, Dublin Road
For this role, we have access to a mini-bus, so can travel.

Other location details:
Google maps location

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

Age restrictions:
Over 21

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 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

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