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Youth Development Officers Positions Available

28th August 2007 By Munster Rugby

The Munster Rugby Domestic Game Department is accepting applicants for two Youth Development Officer (YDO) Positions. 1) Limerick City YDO 2) Girls Rugby YDO, North Munster

The contracts are for a fixed term of 30 weeks.

Please send applications to developmentoffice@munsterrugby.ie

Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd September 2007.


To provide youth rugby development services for clubs and schools (as assigned) and to assist the Regional Development Officers in providing support services throughout the season as required.



· Excellent organisation, communication and teamwork skills

· Strong time management skills and intra-personnel skills

· Commitment to the IRFU Code of Ethics in relation to dealing with underage players

· Full Driving License


· Previous experience in the delivery of sporting programmes to clubs and schools

· Experience in the provision of Rugby coaching


· Appraising and advising of progress to agreed targets as outlined in the Branch Service Level Agreement

· Adherence to agreed timetables and compliance with reporting procedures and standards as defined and reviewed by project management.

· Supporting curriculum based rugby modules in post primary schools within the province

· Responsibility for age grade rugby within the province


· Make effective and informed decisions in relation to the role, particularly with reference to the outcome goals established in Branch Service Level Agreement

· Maintain effective relationships with the other YDO’s and Development staff within the province and those members of other organisations or volunteers who are also contributing to the Development of Rugby within the province

· Carry out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision

· Portray a competent and professional image of the IRFU on behalf of the province


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