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 exciting opportunities across our departments 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:

eurÓg Centre Manager

Killarney based, One year Fixed Term Contract, 35 hours per week, 26 days annual leave, paid sick leave scheme upon completion of probationary period


The successful candidate will manage and develop eurÓg as a sustainable social enterprise providing a service to the young people of Kerry and our national and European partners. The role will focus on the overall management of the facility, with an initial specific focus on the development of our 47-bed accommodation enterprise

Applicants require:

  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience
  • A relevant qualification
  • Knowledge of the voluntary & community sector
  • Experience/Knowledge of Social Enterprise
  • People Management experience is an advantage
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal


Job Description and post requirements available to download here:  Job Description


Please submit Curriculum Vitae and cover letter outlining your suitability for the post(s) to on or before:


4pm, Tuesday 4th October 2022

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

Please note – we reserve the right to close or extend this campaign subject to application numbers. Therefore, we would urge you to submit an application as soon as possible


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 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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