RISE Coordinator, Cork City and Cork County Region

Closing Date: Monday

Job title: RISE Coordinator (21 hours / week)

The post will be 3 days / week, based in Cork City and Cork County Region,The post holder will report directly to the Youth Vocation and Training Programmes Manager. 


The RISE project works with the NEET group of young people who are not in employment, education or training who may be experiencing economic disadvantage, living in communities with higher than average levels of youth unemployment and those who are marginalised, at risk of not flourishing, or have little or no formal structure or are experiencing isolation from their peers.


YMCA Ireland is seeking a coordinator to oversee the effective delivery of the project. 


Post Start Date: 03/06/2024


The co-ordinator will:

  • Develop and maintain effective professional relationships with adolescents and young adults in the 15-24 age group and have good cultural awareness of the specific target groups set out in the Targeted Youth Employability Support Initiative (TYESI).
  • Provide support for young people experiencing economic disadvantage or who can be marginalised or isolated from the community and the workforce.
  • Work collaboratively with Local UBU projects and other frontline practitioners in an advisory and support capacity around the theme of NEETS

Essential Qualifications 

  • The post-holder must have a third level qualification and a professional qualification in social care, education, training, youth work or equivalent.
  • The person must have a minimum of three years of relevant experience in youth work/ social care/ educational setting
  • The person must have had one year of managing a similar project

Garda Vetting and shortlisting will apply to this post.

The post is a part time position for 21 hours / week. The Salary Point YMCA C1 applies (pro rata).