Job opportunity – NCCWN Waterford Women’s Centre Project Coordinator

The National Collective of Community Based Women’s Networks (NCCWN) are recruiting a full-time (35 hours per week) Project Coordinator for the Waterford Women’s Centre. The Coordinator will work in partnership with the Board of Waterford Women’s Centre (Access 2000 CLG) to support women’s community development in Waterford.

Overall Responsibilities of the post
Employed by the NCCWN Board of Management, the Coordinator is responsible for the day to day running, management and development of Waterford Women’s Centre & Childcare Service, in partnership with the Waterford Women’s Centre (ACCESS 2000 CLG) and will implement the aims, objectives and agreed areas of work outlined in the Strategic Plan in line with NCCWN National Work Plans.

Main duties of the post:
• To provide supports and oversee the delivery of women’s community development and community education for women experiencing social exclusion in Waterford
• To support the Board of Waterford Women’s Centre in fulfilling its role
• To network with relevant local agencies as part of its outreach strategy and referral strategy
• To work as part of a national collective to progress women’s equality locally and nationally
• Use a community development approach and operate from feminist principles
• Develop the Strategic Plans and annual operational workplans in alignment with the NCCWN strategic plan and national plans
• Oversee the development and delivery of women’s community education and report as required
• Support and supervise staff

The successful candidate will have:
• A relevant third level qualification or equivalent
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience of in community development coordination which includes working with women’s groups and related issues.
• An understanding of grassroots feminism and the issues presenting for women in Waterford
• Excellent communication, coordination and report writing skills
• Ability to motivate people and relate to diverse groups and individuals including conflict management
• The ability to maintain the ethos of the NCCWN and the Waterford Women’s Centre across staff, participants, Boards of Management

Own transport essential.

For further information and application form please contact:
NCCWN National Coordinator Miriam Holt:
Email: Tel. 085 1312983

From 11th November to 22nd November
For further information and application form please contact:
NCCWN National Financial & Operations Coordinator Sharon Geraghty:
Email: Tel: 087-4406767

Applications must be made by application form only and emailed to Miriam Holt or Sharon Geraghty
Closing Date for applications 12 noon on Friday 26th November. Shortlisting may apply.

This post is subject to funding (Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth)

NCCWN is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job opportunity – NCCWN Waterford Women’s Centre Project Coordinator

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