Work for Donegal Youth Service

May 2021 – We’re Hiring!

Donegal Youth Service seeks to appoint the following position: 

Youth Worker 35 hours per week (fixed term until May 2022). The successful candidate will have responsibility for engaging and supporting young people in a  series of planned youth work initiatives and will be expected to deliver the aims of the Project. 

The post will involve substantial evening and weekend work. 

The successful candidates will have a third level education standard or equivalent in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 2 years community youth work experience in  the last 3 years  


A minimum of 3 years full time experience in Community Youth Work or Community Development in the last 8 years 

Salary will commence at Point 1 on the Donegal Youth Service New Entrants Youth Worker scale which is €29890 

A panel may be created from which future posts may be filled. 

Closing date for applications is 1pm 21st May 2021 

Interviews are set for the week beginning 24th May 2021

Please download the following files: 


Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed including the equal opportunity monitoring form and return it by the closing date to:

Lorraine Thompson

Donegal Youth Service

16-18 Port Road


Co Donegal


e-mail to:

Community Employment Schemes


  1. Youth Support Worker


  1. Youth Support Worker


  1. Caretaker

Hours: 19.5 per week

For more information about any of these positions or to apply please contact CE Supervisor Lee Stephenson on 074 91 29630 or email

Can I do a Community Employment Scheme?

Applicants must be eligible – Typical eligibility is over 21 years old + 1 year unemployed/or another qualifying social welfare payment.  There are exceptions, so please contact your local Intreo office to find out if you are eligible.

Why do a CE Scheme?

Get back to work part time, avail of free training, get great experience, meet new people and more! Find out more about Community Employment Schemes on the Citizens Information website here.  CE Staff are a valued part of our team.

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