Work for Donegal Youth Service

March 2020

We’re hiring! Our Generation Youth Workers 2 Positions |  Full-time |  based in Sligo & Monaghan

‘Our Generation’ is a new, regional cross border, cross community initiative to building peace through emotional resilience across NI and the border regions of Ireland resulting in meaningful, purposeful and sustained contact between children and young from different communities. Read more about Our Generation here

Our Generation programme staff includes a team of one manager, three youth workers and one part-time administrator.

This initiative is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

The successful candidates will have the drive, ambition, ability and strategic vision to add value to this dynamic organisation.

Responsible to:   Our Generation Manager

Timescale: Jan 2020 – Dec 2022


  • 1 position based in Castleblayney to cover Cavan and Monaghan
  • 1 position based in Sligo to cover Sligo and Leitrim

Hours:   35 hours per week

Salary:   Donegal Youth Service Youth Worker point 4 €32,667

Further details and to apply:

Please download the following files:


Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed & return it by the closing date to:

Lorraine Thompson

Donegal Youth Service

16-18 Port Road


Co Donegal


e-mail to:

Closing date for applications: 20th March 2020     | Interviews to take place: 26th March 2020

Community Employment Schemes

There are 3 Community Employment Scheme positions based in Letterkenny.

  1. Reception/Admin
  2. Youth Support Worker
  3. Assistant Youth Information Officer

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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