Inishbofin Community Services Programme: Manager Community Services Programme

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Inishbofin Community Services Programme

The Inishbofin Community Services Programme is seeking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic person for the position of Community Services Manager.

Manager Community Services Programme: (Full Time 39 hours a week)

Reports To: Management Committee, Community Services Programme Co. Ltd.

The CSP Manager will run the Community Services Programme (CSP) in relation to the guidelines on delivery of the programme and in relation to supervising the day-to-day workload, administration and work plans of the staff on the programme. The CSP is a community-based programme and operates on the Island of Inishbofin Island, Co. Galway, Ireland. There are currently four staff working in the programme covering a range of Island services: Tourism and Marketing Officer, 1 fulltime and 1 part time Community Centre Supervisors and 1 part time Grounds Keeper.

Full responsibility for the successful day to day management, income generation, accounting, administration and responsibility for staff will be the responsibility of the CSP Manager. The Manager will report to, on a regular basis, the CSP Board of Management and develop the programme in conjunction with their direction.

The CSP Manager will liaise with the Local Community Development Programme (LCDP) on the island, to help promote participation in activities and avoid duplication of any plans or activities and to follow the implementation of the wider Island plan that the CSP fits into. The CSP Manager shall submit reports to the Board detailing the activities organised and plans for ongoing and future aims of the programme.



  • Overseeing the general maintenance of the CSP office and the office facilities
  • Ensuring that sufficient equipment and supplies to operate the office are available
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing office safety procedures
  • Maintaining an efficient, effective and pleasant working environment
  • Ensuring that the offices are open during the specified office hours
  • Maintaining accessible records and files


  • Developing, maintaining and supporting IT and communications hardware and software
  • Monitoring and responding to project’s requirements
  • Maintaining and updating databases and records


  • Maintaining an efficient and accurate accounts system – using manual and computerised systems (Big Red Book)
  • Banking arrangements
  • Reconciling monthly statements and preparing monthly financial reports for the management committee
  • Compiling quarterly and annual financial returns/projections
  • Liaison with the auditors, the Government appointed bodies: Pobal and the Revenue Commissioners
  • Managing the wages, PRSI and PAYE returns
  • Maintaining an account system as laid out by Pobal
  • Income generation
  • Financial reporting to the Management monthly – or more frequently as directed


  • Maintaining a diary of events and timetables
  • Dealing with queries, messages, requests for information on the CSP
  • Receiving the public/visitors to the CSP project
  • Answering the telephone and replying to CSP project related E-mail’s.


  • General word processing including minute taking, recording decisions, and preparing agendas for subcommittee and team meetings
  • Attending relevant meetings as directed
  • Representing the CSP at meetings, conferences or seminars as required
  • Typing and photocopying as required for the CSP


  • Participating as an active leader of the CSP team
  • Performing other duties that may be assigned by the Company from time-to –time.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the work of the community and voluntary sector.

Very Important

Please note this job is located on an offshore island and will involve living on Inishbofin island full time. Applicants must have already checked out for themselves accommodation, schools etc and all related aspects to island life before they apply. A full understanding of what this community job is and island life is expected to be understood by applicants. See


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please send your CV along with a cover letter to The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Wednesday 8 July.

Late applications will not be accepted, and Garda Vetting is a requirement of the recruitment process.


General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Jun, 2020
Inishbofin, Co Galway
Expiry Date
8th Jul, 2020