Community Work Ireland
Community Work Ireland
Established in 1981 as the Community Workers’ Co-operative (CWC), Community Work Ireland is a national organisation that promotes and supports community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality, promoting, protecting and advancing human rights and ultimately achieving social change that will contribute to the creation of a just, sustainable and equal society.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £39,425 – £43,806
  • Galway, Ireland. Ability to work from home essential for the duration of the Covid-19 restrictions
  • Closing 1st March 2021

The All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training (AIEB) is Seeking to Recruit a Co-ordinator

Established in 2010, the All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training (AIEB) is an all-Ireland body that ensures quality and standards in community work education and practice.

Thanks to support from the Department of Rural and Community Development, AIEB has an exciting new opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced person to take on the position of AIEB Co-ordinator and lead its work over the coming 2 years.

Role

The AIEB Co-ordinator will have responsibility for advancing the AIEB’s goals and for developing and implementing the AIEB work programme 2021-2023.

The role of the Co-ordinator is to support AIEB in strengthening and building the community work discipline through:

  • The development and maintenance of community work standards
  • The development, promotion and support of endorsement and validation frameworks for community work education
  • The development and maintenance of appropriate links and exchanges with national and international quality assurance and educational bodies.

AIEB, an independent body with its own board, is hosted and supported by Community Work Ireland. The position is full time for a period of two years.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to community work values and standards, understand community work as key to addressing injustice, exclusion and poverty and be committed to promoting equality and human rights locally nationally and globally. The successful candidate will have considerable experience working on this basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone seeking to work in a dynamic, interesting and developing sector at this crucial juncture. It is an opportunity for someone interested in fulfilling an important role in supporting education and training for community workers, ensuring that quality standards are embedded in all elements of community work education and training and supporting community work educators and practitioners while also promoting and encouraging use of community work methods in other disciplines.

Location: Ability to work from home is essential due to Covid-19 restrictions. Post Covid the office base will be that of CWI in Galway and arrangements will be made with the AIEB Co-ordinator regarding essential presence there.

Salary: €45,000 – €50,000

Qualifications and Experience: A 3rd level degree or post graduate qualification in community work/community development is essential and at least 3 years post graduate relevant work experience.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Communications and Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,653 pro-rata
  • Galway, Ireland. Ability to work from home essential for the duration of the Covid-19 restrictions
  • Closing 1st March 2021

Community Work Ireland is a national organisation that promotes and supports community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality, promoting, protecting and advancing human rights and ultimately achieving social change that will contribute to the creation of a just, sustainable and equal society

The All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training (AIEB) was established in 2010 as an all-Ireland body ensuring quality and standards in community work education and practice.

Community Work Ireland and the AIEB are seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to provide communications and administration support to both bodies.

This is a unique opportunity for anyone seeking to work in a dynamic, interesting and developing sector and who is interested in fulfilling an important role in organisations that work to promote empowerment, equality, social justice, anti-discrimination and human rights.

The Communications and Administration Officer will oversee communications and maintain and develop the financial, administration, organisational and governance procedures of CWI and AIEB. AIEB, an independent body with its own board, is hosted and supported by Community Work Ireland.

4 Days Per Week (flexible) two-year Contract

Salary: €28,000 (€35,000 per annum pro rata)

Experience At least two years’ experience in an office environment including experience in general secretarial, administration and accounting, organising meetings/events, online communications platforms, production of online newsletters and website maintenance.

Location: Ability to work from home essential for the duration of the Covid-19 restrictions. Post Covid, the successful candidate will be located in the Community Work Ireland office in Galway.

Shortlist