Job opportunity: WCI Liffey Valley – Coordinator (Part-Time)

Women’s Collective Ireland (WCI) are recruiting a part-time Coordinator for WCI Liffey Valley (21 hours per week)

Women’s Collective Ireland (WCI) is a national women’s community development organisation advancing marginalised women’s equality through women’s community development. WCI represents and works directly with women experiencing disadvantage, through our 17 Women’s Community Development Projects and National structures. Our work on the ground is central and fundamental and shapes all our collective actions.

WCI invites applications from suitably qualified, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individuals for the WCI Liffey Valley position. Employed by the WCI Board of Management, the WCI Liffey Valley Coordinator will be responsible for the effective day to day running, management and development of WCI Liffey Valley, and will implement the aims, objectives and agreed areas of work outlined in the Strategic Plan in line with WCI National Work Plans. The WCI Coordinator will be part of a national organisation working in partnership with the other WCI Projects to support disadvantaged women’s empowerment and advance equality.

Initial work of the coordinator will be to develop a staff team, carry out an extensive needs analysis to identify key requirements for the work of the Project and advise the Board on the direction and development of the future work of WCI Liffey Valley. This is an excellent opportunity for a competent and experienced person to play a pivotal role in shaping the development of WCI Liffey Valley to meet the identified needs and in building the recognition of WCI Liffey Valley a key resource for grassroots women.

The successful candidate will have:
– A relevant third level qualification or equivalent
– A minimum of 3 years’ experience in community development coordination which includes working with women’s groups and related issues.
– Strong staff management experience
– Experience of collaborating with diverse stakeholders and relating to diverse groups and individuals including conflict management
– An understanding of grassroots feminism and the ability to use a community development approach, be a reflective practitioner and to operate from feminist principles
– Excellent communication, coordination and report writing skills
– The ability to maintain the ethos of WCI across staff, participants, and volunteers
– Own transport essential.

Benefit Package working with Women’s Collective Ireland are:
– Access to a Pension Plan (following completion of probation period)
– Access to VHI Employee Assistance Programme
– 25 days annual leave (pro rata)
– 2 additional agency days per annum

For further information and application form please contact:
WCI National Operations Officer – Laura Maloney
Email: recruitment@womenscollective.ie
Tel. 086 1744701

Applications must be made by application form only and emailed to recruitment@womenscollective.ie

Closing Date for applications 5pm on Friday 2nd September 2022. Shortlisting may apply.

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

Women’s Collective Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job opportunity: WCI Liffey Valley – Coordinator (Part-Time)

by Sinead Doherty time to read: 2 min