Young women holding a certificate

“I love being a President’s Award Leader, as in my role as a teacher, I have seen my students develop their confidence, become young leaders of the future and carve out their future careers through their involvement in their Gaisce activities.”

Clare Molloy – President’s Award Leader

How to become a PAL

To become a Gaisce PAL, you must be working with a youth-centred organisation (example: post-primary school, youth project, volunteer centre, sports centres etc).

Please note it may take up to between 30 – 60 days to complete all of the required elements of your application. If your application extends beyond 6 months, it will be lapsed. Gaisce will notify you when you are fully approved, at which time your participants can then sign up.

Application process – to begin 

  1. Submit an online PAL application form here: >> PAL Sign Up <<
  2. Book into a Gaisce training workshop – which are currently taking place online. You will be sent a link to a booking page once you have submitted your PAL application form.
  3. Once your vetting, reference checking, and training has completed Gaisce will review your application.

Please take care to enter the correct email address(s).

Note: Your password has to be at least 8 characters long including both numbers and letters.

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