Job | Part Time

Youth Engagement Worker

Carrickfergus YMCA

£20,220 pro rata per annum
Carrick YMCA seeks to appoint 2 Youth Engagement Workers to work alongside the Full time Area Worker to develop engagements with vulnerable young people across Carrick & Larne through Outreach, schools drop in and 1-2-1 mentoring.

Working with young people:

  • Recruit and engage young people aged 11-25 across Carrick & Larne
  • Utilise key delivery methods: outreach, schools work and 1-2-1 work
  • Establish contact with, listen to, befriend, advise, support and advocate for young people
  • Build appropriate relationships with young people so that they can develop self-confidence & coping skills for everyday life
  • Deliver project work & activities during outreach in consultation with young people
  • Keeping young people safe
  • Use Upshot and Outcome Star to measure engagement with young people.


Working with staff and volunteers:

  • Work flexibly as part of the Youth at Risk team, alongside other YMCA staff & key partners as appropriate
  • Work with staff and volunteers to implement face to face delivery
  • Assist the FT area workers to ensure the induction, motivation, development of sessional staff, volunteers & mentors

Closing Date

Wednesday / 28 August 2019 12:00pm

Contact Details

Chelsea Harwood

30-34 Irish Quarter West
BT38 8AT
United Kingdom


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