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IYM Youth Support Worker Post

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Ireland Yearly Meeting is recruiting a

Are you interested in supporting Young Friends across the island of Ireland?

Ireland Yearly Meeting is looking to employ a self-starter with excellent communication skills. This person needs to be enthusiastic about encouraging and supporting young people across IYM to explore and deepen their spiritual development. The role includes supporting adult volunteers who work with young Quakers.

A focus of the role is to ensure that young Friends get opportunities to meet together, virtually and/or in person. This includes supporting adult volunteers and Meetings to organise a variety of youth activities, such as Sunday School/Junior Meeting, Youth Clubs, fun events and get togethers. The Youth Support Worker will facilitate communication between Friends and Meetings as well as identify training needs within IYM. An important part of the role is to support the Society in meeting our child safe-guarding obligations.

The Youth Support Worker will be employed for approximately 300 hours a year. Remuneration will be in line with the Youth Worker salary scale in the ROI (€15 – €20/hour), with holidays paid on a pro-rata basis. In addition, there will be a modest budget for programme costs, training, office expenses and travel as needed.  The post holder will work from home and will be provided with a mobile phone and laptop to use for the duties associated with the post.  The post is currently funded for three years.

If this sounds interesting to you, we encourage you to contact Megan Corrigan at who will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this position. The job description, person specification, yearly allocation of hours and application form can be obtained from this website using the associated links just above.

Applications should be submitted to by no later than 26th February. Suitable candidates will be invited for interview towards the end of March.