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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 Information Project Worker

The post holder will be a highly motivated individual with excellent people skills. Key requirements of the role are to assist in the development, production and delivery of information, guidance and support to young people, developing and delivering the KDYS Youth Information Operational Plan and working directly with young people to promote and develop a young person led youth information service which maximises opportunities for social and personal development and promotes youth mobility and citizenship. This will entail the support of two youth information hubs /centres in Killarney and Tralee plus outreach bases and significant online presence.

Fulltime role – Specified Purpose Contract linked to secondment

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

KDYS Volunteer Support Worker

The post holder will make a difference in the lives of young people and their families by providing exceptional support to remarkable people who  volunteer their time and expertise because they care about the wellbeing of  young people and their communities.

The post holder will be a highly motivated individual with excellent people skills. Key requirements of the role are to:

  • Train, co-ordinate and support adult volunteers who provide 1:1 mentoring support for vulnerable young people aged 10 to 21 years
  • Train, support and develop our affiliated volunteers in the community
  • Develop and implement the KDYS Strategy for Volunteers across all levels of KDYS
Fulltime role – 12 month Fixed Term contract

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

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

Please submit completed Application Form on or before:

5 pm, Tuesday 27th October 2020

Shortlisting will apply.

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

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, Truck Driver (Category C Licence with CPC)

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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