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Vacancy for Young Christian Workers (YCW) Development Worker

The Young Christian Workers Movement wishes to recruit a Development Worker to work on extending and developing the YCW movement in Ireland. This is an initial one year contract.

Reporting to the YCW National Co-ordinator, duties include:

  1. Making contact with young adults and providing opportunities for them to engage with YCW
  2. Developing the YCW Movement through the establishment and support of YCW groups using the principles and method of the YCW Movement, See, Judge, Act.
  3. Initiating appropriate programmes/events/campaigns for the development of Young People and the YCW Movement as a whole.
  4. Representing the Movement at all necessary meetings and events both in Ireland and abroad.
  5. Working in conjunction with the voluntary members of the YCW and other agencies in the further development of the Movement and on issues of social justice.
  6. Carrying out all necessary administrative duties i.e. keeping appropriate records of meetings, financial receipts and filing in an appropriate manner.


  • The successful candidate will have a professional qualification in youth and community work or equivalent and/or two years experience working directly with young people within a community setting/experience of the YCW method of See, Judge, Act.
  • a commitment to the ethos and values of YCW
  • a commitment to tackling issues of social justice from a Christian perspective
  • be self- motivating and able to use their own initiative.
  • highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team
  • be willing to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends and be prepared to spend some time away from home. (Travelling, international / European exchanges/ formation sessions, meetings etc.)


Letters of application with enclosed curriculum Vitae should be posted to:

Ms. Vicky Rattigan

YCW National Co-ordinator

YCW National Office

11 Talbot Street

Dublin 1


Closing Date for Application: 24th July 2015