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Research and Advocacy Manager

About us:


The Asthma Society of Ireland (ASI) is the national charity dedicated to empowering Ireland’s 470,000 people with asthma to take control of their asthma by providing them and their families with information, education, services and support. We are focused on representing people with asthma and working to improve their health outcomes.



About this role:


The successful candidate will work closely with the CEO to develop and deliver research and advocacy plans in line with the aspirations of the Society. We’re looking for a research and advocacy professional who understands how to influence both decision-makers and the public so we continue to make a positive impact. There is potential to grow in this role, to deputise for the CEO and to participate in health policy development at a senior level.

The ideal candidate will understand the main issues on the Government and the Opposition agendas and should have good political antennae in order to support the Society and identify opportunities and risks within our work. You should be a first class communicator, with the ability to build productive working relationships and write persuasively for a variety of audiences.

Senior Schools Coordinator and Educational Relationship Manager

About us:


Real Nation is a company that specialises in applying psychological and learning constructs to effect change across education, health, environment, consumer and trade sectors. The company was formed in 2000 and now has over 50 staff (educators, teachers, psychologists, communications, project and event management specialists) working across government and private sectors. Our achievements have resulted in such international awards and recognition for our clients, as: a WHO Award for Dept of Agriculture for our model of Healthy Eating Programme ‘Food Dudes’, Heineken ‘Gold Standard’ for our model of ‘Heineken Star Serve’ Trade Programme (also appointed the concept developers for the International Heineken Global Bartenders Awards in 2013), Event Industry Award for ‘Best Awards Ceremony’ for our long-standing client of thirteen years, AIB and ‘Best Project for Ireland’ in the International Energy Globe Awards, the largest platform for sustainability worldwide for our educational programme ‘SEAI One Good Idea’.




About this role:


We are currently looking to hire an ambitious and dynamic individual to manage a registration campaign seeking to register schools for a bespoke suite of exclusive opportunities and free educational initiatives. The successful candidate will oversee the campaign which involves making visits to schools and dealing one-to-one with key decision makers.

The successful candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be highly motivated, have the ability to foster trust and relationships on behalf of the client and able to problem-solve and react to achieve the best results during school visits. An understanding of the educational landscape will enable the successful candidate to communicate confidently about the educational initiatives, and liaise with the key decision makers within the schools. A high-level of reporting will be required and will involve identifying and developing strategic opportunities within schools.

Director of Funding

About us:


From humble beginnings, Pieta House has grown to almost 270 therapists and administration staff, and the demand for our service hasn’t let up. In 2017 alone, over 7,000 people came through our doors suffering from suicidal ideation and/or engaging in self-harm, or to avail of suicide bereavement counselling.

As it has been from day one, everything is free of charge and our staff are fully qualified and provide a professional one-to-one therapeutic service for people who are experiencing suicidal ideation, people who have attempted suicide and people who are engaging in self-harm. A doctor’s referral or a psychiatric report is not required.

We’re passionate about our life-saving work. As 90% of our income comes from fundraising events, we rely heavily on the support and encouragement of our volunteers and friends of Pieta.



About this role:


The role will be responsible for driving the annual income by delivering a strategic fundraising programme for Pieta House.  As a key member of the leadership team, the Director of Fundraising reports to the CEO and will manage a team of professional fundraisers, marketing and communications staff.

The director of Fundraising will play an integral part in developing and delivering the Pieta House Fundraising Strategy driving significant income growth, an increase in funds from all income and funding streams and delivering on key strategic goals including improving overall sustainability.  

You will also manage key relationships with state and other funders to drive sustainability.

Middle East Programme Coordinator

About us:


GOAL is an international aid charity dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor. Established in Dublin in 1977 by John O’Shea, John became GOAL’s CEO and main driving force for the next 35 years. We respond quickly and effectively to sudden and slow onset emergencies, sustaining lives and alleviating suffering. We work with affected communities to find and deliver solutions to meet their immediate needs. 



About this role:


GOAL is currently seeking a new Middle East Programme Coordinator to support our Syria Response and Iraq programmes. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating the provision of Head Office support for the effective implementation of GOAL’S response in the Middle East region. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable and passionate about the ongoing challenges in the Middle East region and possess the ability to work well with others.

As the new Middle East Programme Coordinator, you will be reporting to the Operations Coordinator and line managing the Programme Support Officer- Syria. Although you will be based in Dublin, there will be regular travel required to Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon. You will Liaise directly with the Regional Director, Country Director, Syria Senior Management team, Head of Programmes, HQ Syria Operations Group, HQ Senior Management team, as well as the Contingency Planning and Governance Group by providing support and coordination between HQ operations and in-country teams.

Maths Tutor

About us:


iScoil is an award winning social innovation that aims to open access to education for all young people. We create successful education programmes for early school leavers by providing an adaptable response to meet any need, circumstance or context. Available online or in blended settings, we believe in partnership to deliver a quality, multi-disciplinary learning environment. 



About this role:


The Maths Tutor will be responsible for the delivery of the iScoil QQI Level 3 Programme in Mathematics. The Maths Tutor will grade student work, create content as required on the iScoil online platform, work with Mentors to support students complete the course, prepare student portfolios for QQI accreditation and other duties as required for the maths course. The aim of the maths module is to provide learners with a competency and a solid grounding in written, numeric, and interpersonal skills. It works to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to apply these skills to solve mathematical problems. Learners develop an understanding of mathematical applications to everyday life and develop skills and confidence that allow them to deal competently with mathematical problems and numeric challenges that they will encounter at home, in further education, and in the workplace.

Account Manager

About us:


Alice PR & Events is a young and growing public relations agency, with offices in Dublin and Belfast.  We connect clients with their target audiences through media relations, online communications, training and creative events.

At Alice, we work on projects that excite us and issues we care about.  Our clients include national and international research and innovation organisations; cultural festivals and major public events; charities and advocacy groups campaigning on important societal issues; and start-ups and SMEs.

We are selective about who we work with and who works for us.  We are currently recruiting for an ambitious and creative Account Manager with superb attention to detail and a strong understanding of media relations.  We want someone calm and collected, who can prioritise quickly and juggle competing demands on their time, and who has high standards and a passion for communications.

As a team, we are sociable and supportive of each other.  We love our work, and enjoy working together. We do not micromanage.  We have a sense of humour and try not to take ourselves too seriously.




About the role:


As Account Manager, you will execute PR campaigns on behalf of clients, using a combination of traditional, digital and social media tools and techniques.  You will also contribute to ongoing business development at Alice PR & Events. Key tasks include:

Public Relations & Event Management

  • Coordinating client accounts and serving as a daily point of contact for clients.
  • Devising and delivering strong media relations and social media campaigns for clients with wider Account Teams.
  • Evaluating and reporting on client campaigns.
  • Drafting copy and managing the design process for client publications and websites.
  • Managing and mentoring more junior members of staff.
  • Managing marketing and logistics for client events.
Young Adults Programme Assistant

About us:


On the evening of November 10th, 1960, a small group of people, all wheelchair users, gathered in the Pillar Room of the Mater Hospital. Little over an hour later, Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) was born. From those small beginnings, IWA has grown into a nationwide network of over 20,000 members supported by a dedicated team of over 2,000 staff and another 2,000 volunteers. IWA’s overriding vision today – ‘to achieve full inclusion and integration of people with disabilities as equal and independent members of society’ – is little changed from that of our founding members in 1960, and we remain an organisation that continues to be owned and directed by our members.

IWA has developed a reputation for excellence in governance and quality of service provision. IWA operates in every county in Ireland and we deliver €1 million of diverse services to our members every week and provide over 2 million hours of direct services to adults each year. People will always remain at the centre of everything that we do and we continually strive to maintain the highest of standards.



About the role:


Roles & Responsibilities:

  •     Working on a one to one supporting a young adult in the community
  •     Support individual to attend training programme in Dungarvan Co Waterford 
  •     Support individual with activities based on their choice and needs.
  •     Support individual in line with the Association’s person-centered approach and through the Individual Support Service
  •     Assist individual with safe transportation in own vehicle in line with requirements of the Transport Handbook guidelines
  •     Assist young adult in all aspects of personal care and daily living as identified by individual
  •     Accompany and support individual on outings, social trips and holidays if required
  •     Ensure that your work and interactions with the individual is such that it promotes and enhances independence.
  •     Undertake training as directed by the Coordinator
  •     Actively ensure that standards and practices regarding health and safety are fully adhered to in all activities and in the centre itself. Record and report all hazards or accidents to the Coordinator
  •     Carry out other duties and/or responsibilities which may be assigned to you from time to time
  •     Full Clean Driving License (Class B)
Training Assistant Worker

About us:


Barnardos mission is to help transform children’s lives through our services; support parents; and challenge society where it fails our children.



About this role:


The Training Administration Worker will work within Barnardos’ Training Team.  

This new role will provide administration support to the Training Co-ordinator who oversees the internal training plan for 440 staff and the external training provided to other organisations on topics such as Child Protection, Supervision and Early Years Practice Development.

This role will specifically be involved in assisting the Training Co-ordinator to plan and organise training for other organisations and fulfil finance and record keeping requirements associated with the events in line with funding requirements.  

The Administration Worker will also prepare materials and liaise with trainers and venues before our public training events to ensure that the training will run smoothly.

Teen Development Programme Facilitator

About us:


Blossom Ireland is an award-winning organisation providing life skills programmes and out of school activities and services for teenagers with special needs. We are passionate about giving our young people with special needs the choices they deserve. Our work has been recognised by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, the Ireland Funds and Trinity College Dublin to name but a few. We are now looking for Teen Development Programme Facilitators to work alongside students completing the Blossom Teen Development Programme.

We pride ourselves on our person-centred approach, unique training opportunities, fantastic support and we offer an Employee Assistance Programme and even paid lunch when working a full day!



About this role:


Blossom Teen Development Facilitators are responsible for students completing the Blossom Teen Development Programme. The following role description is an overview of the tasks required, but are not strictly limited to this:

  1. Meeting and greeting students on arrival weekly.
  2. Facilitating sessions and assisting in the development of lesson plans.
  3. Being aware of any additional supports that are required i.e. communication devices, sensory accommodations and any other accommodations that need to be made when out in the community.
  4. Attend any parent meetings as scheduled with the Educational Programme Coordinator.
  5. Highlight any issues related to learning, health or emotional wellbeing that come up during the course of the programme.
  6. Advocate for Key students when required during the course of the programme.
  7. Assisting students in setting up visual schedules on their ipads or ipods.
  8. Accurately update student’s data tracking learning progress.
  9. Make weekly contact with parents to update on their teen’s progress.
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