COPE Galway: Cleaner (Part-Time) - Cold Weather Response

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COPE Galway is a registered charity, which provides a range of services to the people of Galway City and County, concentrating on specific responses to the needs of senior citizens, those experiencing homelessness and victims of domestic violence.

We are currently seeking applications for the following positions:

Cleaner – Part Time – Cold Weather Response

The Cold Weather Response (CWR) is a short term winter time response with the aim of providing night time sleeping accommodation for adults who sleep rough in Galway City over the winter period between November and April. The overall objectives of this project is to try to minimise the risk of harm to people who are rough sleeping due to the cold and inclement weather conditions over the winter period and to work with people in identifying and progressing routes out of rough sleeping and homelessness. The service will operate on the site of the COPE Galway Day Centre for Homeless in Galway City.

This is a fixed term opportunity for a six month period between November 4th 2019 and April 24th 2020. The role will involve working up to 2.5 hours per day (12.5 hours per week) between 9am and 11:30am, Monday to Friday.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Relevant training in this area
  • Previous experience of maintaining excellent hygiene standards in a busy environment
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be capable of working on own initiative and be organised in one’s approach to work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Have an appreciation and empathy for the needs of the clients
  • Be of good character and suitably motivated

Rate of Pay: €11.50 per hour, Monday to Friday
Place of Work: COPE Galway Day Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway

Garda Clearance is a requirement for this position.

Applicants can email for full job description/person spec and application form.

Please forward completed application forms to by the closing date of 23 September 2019.

COPE Galway are an equal opportunities employer

COPE Galway, 2-5 Calbro House, Tuam Road, Galway



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