Kerry Diocesan Youth Service


Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) is a Youth Work Organisation founded in 1971. In fact KDYS is the leading Youth Work Organisation in the South West of Ireland covering the Diocese of Kerry. This includes the entire county of Kerry, the Beara Peninsula and the North West Cork region of Duhallow.

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Join Our Team!!

Our UBU-Your Place Your Space Programme currently has vacancies across the county   UBU – Your Place Your Space project is a KDYS managed service funded under the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) through Kerry Education...

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We’re Hiring!

We currently have opportunities available in the   KDYS Cróige Project Countywide   The Cróige Project, funded by TUSLA, delivers a county wide service to support the families of Kerry in accessing meaningful contact with their children who may be in the care of TUSLA...

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New Opportunity – Youth Justice Parent Mentor

Exciting new opportunity in our Youth Justice Mentoring Service    KDYS Youth Justice Mentoring Service is supported by investment from the Dormant Accounts Disbursement Scheme, through the Department of Justice to support young people and parents in communities...

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This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme

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Join us and get ready to be involved wtih over 4000 KDYS members across Kerry and Cork