The Avalon Centre: Afterschool Coordinator

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The Avalon Centre is a vibrant and energetic community centre located in the heart of Sligo Town. The centre provides a diverse range of services and programmes to meet the needs of the local and wider communities both young and old.

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The Avalon Centre, Sligo

is currently recruiting for an

Afterschool Coordinator

The Afterschool Coordinator will have overall responsibility for the daily operation of the service and the children attending the service. They will be responsible for school pick-ups, homework support, serving hot meals and facilitating a fun filled afternoon with indoor and outdoor activities.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent with QQI Level 7 a distinct advantage
  • Relevant experience of working directly with school age children
  • A sincere and genuine interest in the welfare and education and care of children
  • Experience of managing budgets and ensuring financial best practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills with knowledge of the PIP portal an advantage

For a complete job description  please email and is also attached below.

Applicants wishing to apply for the above posts should forward a letter of application and CV to Paul Tolan, Finance and Services Manager, The Avalon Centre, Chapel Street, Sligo or email

Closing date for applications is 3pm on Wednesday 15th August 2018.

This position will initially be filled on a One Year Fixed Term Contract basis.
These posts will be subject to Garda Vetting
Shortlisting may apply

The Avalon Centre is an equal opportunities employer



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