GROW: Area Coordinator Midlands (Part-time)

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Grow are currently seeking to recruit a:

Area Coordinator Midlands

20 Hours per Week
Based in Athlone, travelling across the Midlands Region

Closing date for Applications is 17 March 2019
Interviews to be held in Athlone on 26 March 2019

GROW is Ireland’s largest community-based mental health organisation and has been helping people on the road to mental health recovery for almost 50 years.

We hold peer-support groups across Ireland each week. GROW groups follow a practical programme and provide mutual help and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties or struggling with their mental wellbeing. Meetings are free and confidential.

Besides weekly support meetings, GROW also holds free community education, workplace, carer, and young adult programmes.

This role is user centred and its main focus will be the development of new groups and delivering Community Education Programmes in the Region

The purpose of the role is to develop and maintain a network of GROW groups in the region known as an Area Coordination Unit. This role has specific duties and boundaries and is one of working with, empowering and facilitating others to enable the development of leadership within membership and the wider GROW community, which provides support to those who have or are suffering from, mental health challenges. Working with the NPC to ensure the quality of the Grow program within groups is adhered to. The role involves networking, building awareness of, and the promotion of GROW within the wider community. Initiating fundraising activity and advocating for funding/financial support for GROW in your Area Coordination Unit.

For more details on GROW in Ireland visit our website

Attached is a job description for the role.

Application is by Cover letter and CV to

Any queries relating to the role to or contact Cliona Tynan on 01-840 8236


Athlone, Co Westmeath & Travel

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