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 to deliver positive outcomes for young people and their families. Trained volunteers will work with young people and parents to improve well-being, reduce offending behaviour, improve family relations and build coping skills

 Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) is a community-based youth work organisation committed to serving all young people in a safe, fun and positive environment, through the provision of youth spaces, services, mentoring, training and ongoing opportunities for their holistic development.


Applications are invited for:

Youth Justice Parent Mentor Worker

Kerry based, Part time (17.5 hours per week) contract up until 31st December 2024

 26 days annual leave pro rata – Paid sick leave scheme – Flexible working


The successful candidate will

  • Provide volunteer support, training development and delivery of the programme in line with programme objectives.
  • To establish a parent mentoring service to support the current young person mentoring services.


Job Description and post requirements available to download – CLICK HERE or by request to: humanresources@kdys.ie


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


12 Noon, Tuesday 25th June 2024


A panel may be formed from which future vacancies across KDYS 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.


KDYS is an Equal Opportunities Employer — KDYS is a Gold Standard Health Promoting Youth Organisation — KDYS complies with the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charity Organisations in Ireland