Jesuit Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat: Assistant Coordinator

Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) – Society of Jesus
Curia Generalizia SJ, Borgo Santo Spirito 4, 00193 Roma, Italy

Project for the Promotion of a Consistent Culture of Child Protection

The Jesuit Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) wishes to recruit an Assistant Coordinator for its International Culture of Protection Project which is spearheading the promotion of a consistent culture of protection for minors and vulnerable adults in the 70+ countries where the Jesuits work.

Assistant Coordinator Position


The person will work closely with the Jesuit Project Coordinator in mapping protocols and guidelines existing around the world for the creation of safe environments. He/she will also map and track current formation programmes. The role involves responsibility for the collection and interpreting such data and to assess existing protocols of child protection. The person will be tasked with identifying gaps in existing programmes and making recommendations for the achievement of standards of best practice. This position is based in Ireland, with some travel as necessary. The person reports directly to the Jesuit Project Coordinator, and will liaise with Jesuit works internationally.


  • Experience of working in a similar environment and awareness of the issues
  • A third-level qualification, in a relevant social science subject
  • Knowledge and experience of qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in the clear presentation of complex data
  • Written and verbal English fluency essential; French and Spanish fluency an advantage


  • Position: Full-time
  • Contract: One year (to be reviewed after 12 months)
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Base: Dublin, Ireland



  • Closing date for applications is 20 January 2019



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