Job Details: Comhlámh: Volunteer Engagement Project Officer


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Comhlámh: Volunteer Engagement Project Officer
[Comhlámh]

VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT PROJECT OFFICER

JOB TITLE: Volunteer Engagement Project Officer (VEPO)
REPORTS TO: Programme Manager
LOCATION: **Apply on the website** Parliament Street, Dublin 2

Comhlámh is the Irish Association of Development Workers and
Volunteers. Our mission is to nurture, guide and mobilise development
workers and volunteers to work for social justice locally and
globally. Comhlámh is committed to being the leading independent
voice and source of information on volunteering for development in
Ireland, and the coordinator and advocate for good practice in this
area through all the stages of the volunteering life-cycle from
pre-decision to post return. We work to promote and support volunteers
and development workers to critically engage in volunteering and
action for development, and to create societal and attitudinal change
on development issues.

We are seeking to recruit a Volunteer Engagement Project Officer
(VEPO), who will play a key role in supporting all strategic areas of
Comhlámh’s work with volunteers, returned international volunteers
and Comhlámh members. The ideal candidate will have a background in
international or community development, excellent facilitation,
analytical and communication skills, and excellent project management
skills. This will be coupled with experience of working to develop and
facilitate development education training curriculums, including in
online formats. S/he will ideally have worked or volunteered in the
Global South, have experience of using consultative and participative
approaches to build consensus among a range of stakeholders, and a
strong interest in supporting the engagement of volunteers and
returned volunteers in social justice and international development
issues. The VEPO plays a role in enabling and motivating Comhlámh
members to become involved in development action that draws on, and is
informed by, issues and interests they identify. This post is being
recruited on a 4-day week basis and will offered at the Project
Officer scale ranging from €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the
website** up to €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**
(4day basis). Appointment will be made according to suitability,
experience and qualifications. The post is being offered on a
permanent contract subject to funding. The role is based in our
offices in Dublin, but some remote working will be available and
likely required due to the Covid-**Apply on the website** pandemic.
Flexibility is needed in relation to working hours as there is some
evening and occasional weekend work.

_PLEASE SEE JOB DESCRIPTION & PERSONAL SPECIFICATION ATTACHED BELOW._

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please apply with a covering letter (max one page) outlining how you
meet the criteria and a CV to **Apply on the website**.

Please enter ‘VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT PROJECT OFFICER & THE LOCATION
WHERE YOU SAW THIS ADVERTISEMENT in the subject line.

Closing date for receipt of applications is THURSDAY **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**TH OF APRIL **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** AT **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**:**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** GMT.

Interviews will take place on THURSDAY THE 6TH OF MAY **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**.

_COMHLÁMH HAS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY AND ALL EMPLOYEES ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF AND COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY AND
SOCIAL JUSTICE._

_ALL STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO ADHERE TO: COMHLÁMH’S CHILD SAFEGUARDING
POLICY AND CODE OF CONDUCT WITH CHILDREN AND COMHLÁMH’S VALUES_


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Type: Permanent
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