Jobs / Volunteering

Working for Extern will enable you to play your part in transforming people’s lives. Regardless of whether you are working directly with children and young people, people who are homeless or the offenders that we support, or you are working to deliver our corporate and support services, working for Extern is a fantastic opportunity.

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented people who appreciate working in challenging environments and who want to make a real difference to people’s lives. Whatever job you apply for you will be taking the first step to supporting the people that we work with and you will make a valuable contribution to the vital work of Extern.

Take a look at our current vacancies listed below and join us.

Job Vacancies

Part-time / Full-time: 
Naas, Co.Kildare
€35,945 PA
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 13 December, 2018 - 12:00

Volunteering Positions


To transport individuals to and from the service on a daily rota, using the Extern minibus (morning/afternoon)
To engage with people in an engaging and welcoming manner
To liaise with staff on the daily pick-ups and return journeys to/from home
To follow Extern policy in relation to Road Safety legislation

Belfast Area

The role involves supporting the Reach Out programme of events in the Belfast area, across community groups, schools, youth groups, families and adult settings.
The volunteers will support the team in awareness raising and health improvement events, which aim to promote positive physical health, mental health, and social and community inclusion.
Extern provides a wide range of community services to those living with addictions, mental health needs, homelessness, and social justice issues.

Regional service (all over Northern Ireland)

Being a volunteer mentor means supporting a young person on their journey to gaining new skills and experience, becoming more self-confident and achieving their goals. Becoming a Mentor with Extern is a unique opportunity to help a young person achieve their potential at school, in their communities and at work.

What will I be doing?

Working with young people to identify personal goals, objectives and supporting them in achieving these.

What skills or experience do I need?

Limavady, Derry, Strabane, Omagh & Enniskillen

Volunteer Youth Workers to assist in providing support to young people and their families in the West of the province (Limavady, Derry, Strabane, Omagh & Enniskillen).

If interested please contact or telephone 02890840555.

Ireland wide

Are you full of FUN and CREATIVE IDEAS and want to raise funds for Extern?
Extern is the trusted, forward-looking charity that changes people’s lives by meeting them at their point of need. We bring solutions and deliver quality services, reconnecting people with society, building better communities for us all.

Extern in Northern Ireland
Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105869
Company Registration No: NI 16083
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern in the Republic of Ireland
Company Registration No: 383201
Registered Charity Number: 20055318
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern Supporting Communities
Company No. NI 637561
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333