Job | Full Time

Youth Engagement Worker

Carrickfergus YMCA

To work alongside the Outreach Programme Coordinator to develop engagements with vulnerable young people across Mid and East Antrim (MEA) through outreach, schools drop in and 1-2-1 support.


Working with young people: 

  • Recruit and engage young people aged 11-25 across Mid and East Antrim 
  • 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 and coping skills for everyday life
  • Deliver project work and activities during outreach in consultation with young people
  • Keeping young people safe
  • Use Upshot and Outcomes Star to measure engagement with young people

Working with staff and volunteers:

  • Work flexibly as part of the Outreach detached team, alongside other YMCA staff and 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 and mentors


  • All administration relating to the post
  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of the Youth intervention programme through Upshot and Outcomes Star
  • Keep accurate records
  • Safeguard sensitive data in line with GDPR
  • Ensure the implementation of Association policies through the programme activities i.e. equal opportunities, safeguarding, health and safety, etc

Closing Date

Friday / 24 September 2021 12:00pm

Contact Details

Chelsea Harwood, Business Support Officer

Tel: 028 9335 5890

30-34 Irish Quarter West
BT38 8AT
United Kingdom


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