Teach Tearmainn: Volunteer Board Members

Interested in Becoming a Volunteer Board Member with Teach Tearmainn?

Teach Tearmainn is a non-governmental / non-profit organisation with charitable status.

Our Mission: To meet the needs of women and children experiencing Domestic Violence and Abuse, by providing inclusive, supportive and confidential services that empower women and children to live life without fear.

Our Vision: A world where women and children have the right to be and feel safe and happy.

Our Values: Empowerment, Non-Judgmental, Trust, Empathy, Respect, Women & Children Centered, Hope

Board of Directors / Trustees: As custodians of Teach Tearmainn, the Board of Directors sets the vision, mission, and values of the organisation, establishes fundraising targets, oversees sound fiscal governance, and ensures full regulatory compliance in relation to all company and charitable activities. The Board meets regularly to direct the affairs of the organisation in line with our governing constitution, our mission, and our strategic objectives.

New Board members will be committed to advancing the mission of Teach Tearmainn for the benefit of women and children who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Current Vacancies: Teach Tearmainn is seeking skilled, highly motivated and committed individuals to join our Board of Directors in a volunteer capacity. As a priority, new board members will possess demonstrable skills, qualification and/or expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Communications and Media
  • Finance
  • Legal experience
  • Charities experience
  • Community and voluntary sector experience
  • Children and or Child Welfare

The Board roles are voluntary and the commitment is to attend Board meetings 10-12 times per year and participate in Board subcommittees as required.

Key Competencies (Desirable) – All Directors/Trustees

  • Good working knowledge of domestic violence and abuse and related issues in Ireland.
  • Experience of health, human rights and/or social policy development in Ireland.
  • Knowledge and experience of Ireland’s Charities Regulatory Framework.

If you are interested in joining our Board, please send your CV and a letter detailing your interest and skills to us or

If you have any queries, please contact:

Lorraine Rowan on recruitment@teachtearmainn.ie

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
20th Jun, 2022
Kildare & West Wicklow
Expiry Date
19th Aug, 2022