Age Action: Volunteer Manager

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Volunteer Manager

Age Action is Ireland’s leading advocacy organisation for older people. Age Action works to ensure that older people’s voices are heard at the highest level of Government and that the lived experience of older people informs policy responses to their needs.

Age Action strives for a rights-based approach to how Ireland supports and plans for each of us as we grow older.

Age Action works under four themes; Health & Wellbeing; Ageing in Place; Lifelong Learning; and Advocacy & Rights. Our programmes are designed to ensure that older people are supported to be active, engaged members of their community whose voices are heard at all levels of service planning and policy making.

Job Description

Volunteer Manager (with responsibility for member support)

Reporting to: Head of Administration & Human Resources

Role Description:

Age Action places a significant value on its volunteers and members. The Volunteer & Membership Manager is responsible for managing a full spectrum of supports to volunteers and members and for ensuring that Age Action’s Volunteer Strategy and membership development plans are implemented and evaluated.


Age Action’s work is influenced by a set of core organisation values. The Volunteer & Membership Manager is responsible for ensuring that all activities and processes under their remit are conducted in line with the organisation’s values.

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Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiasm and drive to interact with volunteers while ensuring that their actions and activities meet Age Actions needs
  • A commitment to collaborative team working and a willingness to be part of a changing organisation
  • Flexible approach to work and duties, working as a team player liaising with other colleagues
  • Working in line with Age Action’s values and maintaining the reputation and standing of the organisation

Location & Travel:

The post will be based in Dublin but may require traveling to meetings and being away from home overnight, working occasional weekends and evenings as the job reasonably demands

Salary: €41,209 – €46,923

How to Apply:

Those who wish to apply should submit a letter of application, CV and contact details for at least two professional referees to by 24th June 2019 at 5pm.

In their cover letter applicants should outline any previous experience in the development, design and implementation of a volunteer/membership strategy.

CV’s should be no more than 2 pages in length

Age Action is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we do not accept discrimination of any kind. We are keen to recruit colleagues with a range of experience, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender re-assignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or maternity status



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