National Traveller Women’s Forum: Community Development Worker (Part-Time & Maternity Cover)

National Traveller Women's Forum
The National Traveller Women’s Forum

Invites applications for

Part-Time Maternity Cover for our Community Development Worker Position

from the 1st of October 2019 to the 31st March 2020

National Traveller Women’s Forum (NTWF) is the National Network of Traveller women and Traveller women's organisations. We recognise the particular oppression of Traveller women in Irish society and are working to address this issue through the provision of opportunities to Traveller women to meet, share experiences, ideas and develop collective strategies and skills to work towards the enhancement of their position in society.

We are recruiting Maternity Cover for our Community Development Worker Post on a part-time three day a week (21 hours per week) basis, for six months from the 1st of October 2019 to the 31st of March 2020. The person must be able to take up the position on the 1st of October.

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 2 years’ experience working from a Community Development approach
  • Understanding of issues and policies impacting on Traveller women
  • Commitment to human rights and social justice and to work from an anti-racist and equality framework.
  • Excellent group facilitation skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and report writing skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Qualification in Community Development or related field
  • Experience in working with the Traveller community and/or gender issues
  • Ability to identify funding opportunities and submit grant applications.

How to apply: Job Description & Application Form available on request from

Applicants must complete the application form particular to this position, and return by post to: Chairperson, National Traveller Women’s Forum, 4/5 Eustace Street, Dublin 2 or email

Closing date for receipt of application is 1pm Friday the 6th September 2019. Shortlisting will apply, with interviews expected to take place within 10 days.
Please do not send a C.V. it will not be considered

NTWF is an Equal Opportunities employer; applications are welcomed particularly from the Traveller community.
This post is funded by the Department of Justice and Equality.


Dublin 2

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