The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is seeking a Youth Participation Project Officer to increase the engagement of youth workers and young people in our European youth participation initiatives. The post holder will need to have knowledge and experience of facilitation/training and of the principles and practices of youth participation as well as proven organisational and administration skills.
NYCI is a membership led, national umbrella organisation which represents and supports community, voluntary and not for profit youth organisations in Ireland. Founded in 1967, NYCI currently have 52 members across Ireland who represents the scope, scale and diversity of the youth work sector (www.youth.ie/members). At a conservative estimate, youth organisations influence the lives of almost 380,000 young people in every urban/rural community in Ireland.
The NYCI International work area aims to facilitate and promote the involvement of youth organisations and young people in international activities and to encourage youth organisations to include an international dimension to their youth work. We advocate and lobby on International and in particular European youth policy to ensure young people have an opportunity to add their voice to decisions that affect young people, their youth organisations and their future.
How to apply
See the job description, person specification, and online application form.
- Only applications submitted via online form will be accepted
- The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on 17th May 2021
- Interviews are expected to take place during the week 24th – 28th May 2021
- Queries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org