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The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament
Membership & Development Officer
The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament is a national organisation with over 300 affiliated organisations countrywide. It is a non-party political, non-sectarian and non-profit making organisation. Our objective is to ensure that the authentic voice of Older People is heard, by enabling them to speak on issues affecting all aspects of their lives. Our vision is of an Ireland where Older People are empowered and enabled to live and age positively.
MEMBERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT OFFICER position will play a pivotal role in achieving the objective of the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP). There will be a particular emphasis on the development and empowerment of the structures of the Parliament’s member organisations at local and regional level with the aim of increasing the participation of Older People as active citizens engaged and socially included within their communities.
The successful applicant will have
- Ability to work effectively with diverse groupings of Older People
- Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with a genuine liking for older people
- Effective communication skills, both oral and written
- Good IT & social media skills
- Good presentation skills
- Ability to impart knowledge
- Ability to empower older people to harness and use social media
- Ability to work to tight deadlines
- Ability to manage a complex workload and to multi-task
- A passion to make Ireland a better place in which to grow old.
For further details on how to apply, please refer to the Job Description and Application Form below. You are required to complete the Application Form and send it with a Cover Letter outlining how you meet the criteria for this position and the reasons why you should be considered for interview.
Please email both documents to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive by 17.00 hours on Monday 16th September 2019.
Screening of candidates will take place based on the information contained in the Application Form and the Cover Letter.
Location: Based in DCU, All Hallows Campus, Dublin 9
Hours: 35 hours per week
Interviews: Will take place on Thursday 26th September 2019.
Age will not be a barrier to appointment to the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament as we are opposed to any form of discrimination.
This position is funded by the Scheme to Support National Organisations which is administered by Pobal and funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.