Applications are Now Closed – Mentor Project Officer – GYDP Dublin

*The closing date for this vacancy has now passed. We are no longer accepting applications*

Le Chéile Mentoring is a national organisation which works to make positive changes in the lives of young people who offend and their families, through the provision of Mentoring, Family Support and Restorative Justice Services. We provide tailored and flexible services with young people at the core.  We work in partnership with the Probation Service and other agencies to reduce the level of crime in the community


 Mentor Project Officer – GYDP Dublin

The role of the Mentor Project Officer is to provide support for mentors working with young people and parents within the greater Dublin area. This includes assisting in the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers as well as providing case related support. Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of a quality effective service ensuring the progression and sustainability of service users and
  • Managing a caseload to achieve service targets.
  • Working in collaboration and partnership with other agencies, both voluntary and statutory, to ensure good communication and cross-agency flexible working
  • Manage risks and ensure the protection of all mentors and

The Garda Youth Diversion Project (GYDP) Mentor Project Officer will report to the Dublin South Team Leader and work closely with the GYDP Dublin Coordinator and other Le Chéile staff under the remit of the Eastern Regional manager.


Terms of Employment:

Location: Head Office Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (However this is office base only and the work will involve working across locations in Dublin)

Salary Range: €32,000 to a maximum of €42,000 per annum (Commensurate with experience)

Annual Leave: 24 days per annum

Application Procedure: By application form only to (please see below)

Deadline for Applications: Closing date Tuesday 01 March 2022 by 5pm

Interviews: Interviews will take place during the week of 7th March

Further Application Details:

Le Chéile is an equal opportunities employer.

Le Chéile is funded by Irish Youth Justice Services through the Probation Service, as part of Ireland’s European Structural and Investment Funds Programmes 2014-2020, which is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Union.