Tacú Family Resource Centre: Community Development Worker

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Tacú Family Resource Centre, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, wishes to recruit a suitably qualified person for the role  of Community Development Worker.

To work as part of a team with the Voluntary Management Committee and the Project Coordinator to implement the FRC’s three-year work plan, with particular responsibility for Community Development and promote the aims, objectives and the policies of Tacú Family Resource Centre. 

This post is Part - time, permanent – Subject to ongoing funding.

Experience and Skills Required


  • A recognised qualification in the following: Community Development or at least 5 years paid experience of working as a Community Worker.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in managing volunteers, Leading and motivating a team.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of working from a community development approach & principal
  • Experience of running Community Bingo, Festivals, Children Activities, Family Days
  • Experience of Fundraising and sourcing funding
  • A commitment to anti-discriminatory practice
  • Competency in computer programmes such as Word, Excel
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written report writing skills
  • Proven ability to network
  • Open and innovative approach to work
  • Full Driving Licence and access to a car to use for work (as travel is required as part of the job)

Desirable Criteria

  • A genuine enjoyment of helping people to develop
  • Knowledge of local development and the changing local development landscape
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity

This post is subject to Garda Vetting.

For further enquiries or to obtain a full job description, person specification & Application form please contact Mary Jackson tacucoordinator@gmail.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 13th  September  at 4.30pm

Interviews will be held on Thursday 19th September  


Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo

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