YMCA Ireland
requires a
Youth Advocacy Facilitator (p/t)
for our Cork County Comhairle ná nÓg project

The post involves co-delivery of youth advocacy facilitation (Comhairle ná nÓg) to young people in the Cork County area, supporting them to advocate for the needs of their peers on a variety of issues and objectives. This will be done by ensuring effective networking both between YMCA programmes and services and external agencies. The person will be working 1 days per week, office based in YMCA Cork (Marlboro Street), but holding regular meetings in Cork County Hall and doing regular outreach to Cork County area schools and organisations.

Comhairle na nÓg are child and youth councils in the 31 local authorities of the country, which give children and young people the opportunity to be involved in the development of local services and policies. In light of the fact that Comhairle na nÓg is for young people under the age of 18 and who therefore have no other voting mechanism to have their voice heard, Comhairle na nÓg is designed to enable young people to have a voice on the services, policies and issues that affect them in their local area. (

The successful candidate will have a relevant third level qualification and have at least two years’ experience working with young people in a formal or informal context. The post holder will be expected to be in sympathy with the aims and purposes of the organisation.

This will be a part time post (7 hours / week).
The salary for the post will be YMCA A2 €31,047 (pro rata).

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Please download the above documents and email completed application forms to Closing date for receipt of application forms is

Tuesday 18 February 2020 at 5:00 pm.


YMCA Greenhill are recruiting for a Lead Instructor / Technical Advisor – Heights (part-time 1.5days/wk)

The postholder will work along with senior management to support the development, training and assessment of greenhill outdoor learning instructors specifically in heights activities and to advise on safe and appropriate operating procedures.

The successful candidate will hold, as a minimum, Mountain Instructor Award (MIA) or equivalent and have a minimum of 10 years experience facilitating climbing activities.  They will also have a sound knowledge of risk management and informed on current good practice.

For job description and further information please email 

Application is by CV and will close on close Friday 7th February 2020 

This post will be subject to Access NI vetting procedures subject to the provisions of Safeguarding 

Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007 and any proposed candidate will be required to complete a Enhanced Access NI check before taking up post.

YMCA is an Equal Opportunities employer


Volunteer Mentors Required in YMCA West Dublin /Celbridge for Parent One2One Programme

Volunteer mentors are required for YMCA One2One Mentoring programme which works with Parents.

Further details are available here

If interested in applying, please complete the online application form, available here,


Volunteer One2One Mentors Required to work with young people in Tallaght.

Volunteer  mentors are required for one evening per week to support young people in transition.

Further details are available here

If interested in applying, please complete the online application form, available here,