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Foróige Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

Alan December 23, 2022

2022 is the first time that Foróige have published a Gender Pay Gap Report following enactment of the Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021 legislation which mandates reporting for all organisations with over 250 employees. 

The findings from our gender pay gap analysis show no significant differential between female hourly remuneration as against male hourly remuneration. Foróige operates a range of pay scales within the organisation based on the relevant levels of responsibility and experience. This means that gender is not a factor in determining rates of pay.

Connect Safely Programme Launch

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Sarah November 29, 2022

Foróige are delighted to launch the new Connect Safely Programme on Thursday 8th of December!

The launch event will be held in The CHQ Building, beginning at 12pm, with a networking lunch and digital expo showcasing the ways in which young people can interact with the digital world via youth work. We'll also hear from industry experts through exciting panel discussions.

 

Foróige Volunteer Conference 2022

Alan October 4, 2022

Foróige’s 50th Volunteer Conference 2022

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Tullamore Court Hotel in Co. Offaly this past weekend, 30th - 2nd October 2022, for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference. Minister Roderic O’Gorman was in attendance and spoke to volunteers, praising their continued efforts throughout the pandemic “Foróige volunteers have helped create communities that are vital to our society. The value of the contributions that are made by these volunteers cannot be overstated.”

Foróige Youth Justice Worker Recruitment Drive

Alan September 9, 2022

Foróige has over 50 new and exciting opportunities for youth workers to join our dynamic team. 

The positions are suitable to individuals who want to develop their professional careers in youth work in roles that are both flexible and rewarding. 

These projects are part of a network of Youth Diversion Projects (YDP); funded by the Department of Justice and by the European Social Fund and Dormant Accounts, in conjunction with An Garda Síochána under the new Youth Justice Strategy 2021 – 2027.

Foróige Leadership for Life Conference 2022!

Alan August 6, 2022

Two hundred and fifty teenagers from around the world gather in Kildare for Foróige’s Leadership for Life Youth Conference today, including six from Mayo.

The conference, which was launched on Tuesday (August 2) at NUI Maynooth, brings together young people from the USA, Ukraine, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, South Africa and Ireland to learn how to become leaders in their own lives.

During the week-long conference the teens learn crucial life skills such as empathy, decision making, communication skills, critical thinking and team-work.

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