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Job Opportunity at Dublin City Volunteer Centre

Dublin City Volunteer Centre is the primary resource for both volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations in Dublin City. We believe in the ethos of volunteering and that it is an important expression of civic engagement. Our mission is to help individuals find meaningful opportunities to volunteer and to build the capacity of not-for-profit organisations to involve volunteers in their work.

We are now recruiting for a Placement Officer to join our staff team to assist in the delivery of our volunteer placement service. The post is full time (35 hours pw) for an initial one year period, (subject to funding), which may be extended.

Overview of Role

The Placement Officer is responsible for assisting the current staff and volunteer team to deliver a comprehensive and accessible volunteer placement across Dublin City, by recruiting, matching and supporting volunteers through the placement process. This person will help identify areas of need, under-represented groups and barriers to volunteering with a view to developing strategies and resources to respond to these needs and gaps. 

Application process:

Interested applicants should email a complete application form and a cover letter to mshelley@bles.ie, no later than 5pm on Monday 22nd September 2014. CVs will not be accepted. 

We expect interviews to be held on 30th September 2014

Dublin City Volunteer Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer. This post is part funded by the Department of Community, Environment and Local Government.