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Current Vacancies

Interested in working in an organisation committed to making a real difference in the lives of Young People in Kerry? 

We currently have a number of great opportunities that you may be interested in!

We are currently recruiting exceptional individuals, who make a difference in the lives of young people and their families by promoting a culture of integrity and compliance and operating in line with our organisational mission, vision and values: Young Person Centred, Inclusive, Respectful, Non-judgemental, Fun, Empowering and Professional.

 We invite applications for:

KDYS Youth Justice Mentor Project Volunteer Support Worker

The post holder is an exceptional individual who endeavours to make a difference in the lives of young people and their families by promoting a culture of integrity and compliance within KDYS, and by operating in line with our organisational mission, vision and values: Young Person Centred, Inclusive, Respectful, Non-judgemental, Fun, Empowering and Professional.

 Job Summary

The post holder will:

  • Recruit, train, co-ordinate and support adult volunteers and parent mentors across Kerry who provide one to one mentoring support for vulnerable young people aged 12 to 24 years, promoting improved outcomes for the young people they mentor.
  • Expand programme through the establishment and development of a volunteer parent mentoring service, supporting parent mentors to work with parents in their homes and communities to develop their parenting skills and provide support.
  • Participation in the KDYS KEY Service through delivery of a strong mentoring service in collaboration with youth justice workers and participation in relevant KEY Service structures.
  • Support future developments in the area of youth justice mentoring within the organisation.

For further details, minimum post requirements, Job Description and Application Form click here:

KDYS Youth Justice Mentor Project Worker Job description

Application Form – KDYS-Youth-Justice-Mentor-Project-Worker

Please submit the completed Application Form to humanresources@kdys.ie on or before:

12 noon, Tuesday 2nd December 2021

Please read this document before completing your application form: Your Application & Our Recruitment Process

Shortlisting will apply.

A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled.

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KDYS Youth Club Support Worker

The post holder will be a highly motivated individual with excellent people skills.  Key requirements of the role include providing supports and training to youth clubs and volunteer led projects in Kerry

For further details, minimum post requirements, Job Description and Application Form click here:

Youth Club Support Worker Job Description & Specification

Application Form – Youth Club Support Worker 

Please submit the completed Application Form to humanresources@kdys.ie

Please read this document before completing your application form: Your Application & Our Recruitment Process

Shortlisting will apply.

A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled.

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Community Employment Opportunities

We currently have a number of opportunities available within the Community Employment scheme across Kerry in the areas of:

Administration, Youth Work &  Maintenance

KDYS sponsors the Community Employment Scheme under the aegis of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

The Community Employment (CE) programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed and other disadvantaged people to get back to work by offering part-time work within local communities. Participants can take up other part-time work during their placement. The KDYS scheme provides access to quality paid work experience and accredited training. Applicants must meet CE eligibility requirements.

Interested? For more information on any of these posts contact our HR department today at humanresources@kdys.ie or 064 6631748.

KDYS is an equal opportunities employer.

KDYS is a Health Promoting Youth Organisation

KDYS complies with the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charity Organisations in Ireland

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