Position: Youth Resiliance Co-ordinator

Department: Happy Hub

Samantha’s role involves the planning and delivery of age appropriate programmes for the Happy Hub Project.

Samantha Doyle has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2021. She is a Youth Resilience Co-ordinator at Togher Family Centre. Samantha holds a level 8 Bachelors Degree in Early Years and Childhood Studies and a Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work. Samantha runs Happy Hub, an early intervention youth project that promotes resilience and supports young peoples growing independence. She has extensive experience in both the Early Years and Youth sectors and has worked with young children and adults ranging in ages from 1 to 25 years.

Relevant Qualification

Post Graduate Diploma in Youth Work ( Level 9)

Other Qualifications Include:

  • BA Degree in Early Years and Childhood Studies (Level 8)

Checklist Training

  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Warden Training
  • First Aid Responder
  • Children First
  • CFR Community – Salbutamol
  • CFR Community – Epi Pen

Additional Training

  • LINC
  • Trauma Informed Care training

Special Interest

Samantha’s area of special interest is the concept of child agency. Samantha promotes children’s individual belief in their ability to act independently and exercise choices. She achieves this by the inclusion of young people in the running of the project.

1A Glentrasna Drive

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1A Glentrasna Drive, on the northside of Cork City, houses our Glentrasna Early Years service and a branch of Togher Contact Centre.

Tús an Bhothair

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Our Tús an Bhothair Early Years service is located on the grounds of Togher boys primary school with its own entrance via the church car park.

Cur Le Chéile

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Our Cur Le Chéile Eary Years Service is located on the grounds of Togher Girls Primary School.

Togher Family Support

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We provide a supportive space where parents can be heard. Our hope is that parents can get the support they need when they need it, not when things may have…

Togher Counselling Service

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Togher Counselling and Therapy services are located in our Main Centre in Maglin Grove and Tom O’Sullivan House – our Shournagh Grove premises. Our professional counsellors specialise in various areas…

Togher Contact Centre

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Togher Contact Centre provides an opportunity for children, their parents, and extended family members to meet in a safe, neutral environment. Child contact visits are supervised by our experienced and…