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Members: 03 February 2021

Gaisce Council seeking candidates with Legal Expertise

Gaisce Council seeking candidates with Legal Expertise

The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with relevant legal expertise for an immediate vacancy arising on the Gaisce Council.

Given the work of the Council and the aims of Gaisce, applicants who fall under the age of 35 (as per the EU definition of young people) are particularly welcome. It is intended that this campaign increase the diversity of the Council.

Closing date for applications: 15:00 on Thursday 11 February 2021.

Full vacancy details can be found on the State Boards website.

About Gaisce 

Gaisce or ‘great achievement’ is a self–development programme for young people between the ages of 15–25 and has been in existence since 1985. The Awards initially flourished under the patronage of former President Patrick. J Hillery and to date and have been carried by incoming President’s. To date over 300,000 young people have participated in the Gaisce programme. 

Their main aim is to ensure they have a programme which fits the needs of every young person who wishes to participate in the Gaisce programme and to give each participant the best possible opportunity to do so. They believe in the ability and resilience of young people and through the Gaisce programme they want them to nurture that ability and to realise their full potential.

To find out more, visit the Gaisce website.