Westmeath Community Development: Community Development Officer

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Westmeath Community Development

Vacancy: Community Development Officer

Fixed Term Contract

Westmeath Community Development (WCD), is the local development company for the county. We administer a range of programmes and support services to individuals and community groups that improves quality of life through the provision of lifelong learning, capacity building and labour market supports.

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018–2022 provides funding to tackle poverty and social exclusion through local engagement and partnerships between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies.

WCD is now seeking a Community Development officer to support the delivery of a range of well-organised, imaginative, quality projects and capacity building support for community groups under SICAP.

About the Role

  • Job Title: Community Development Officer
  • Location: Hybrid working with office base element in Mullingar
  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31.12.2023
  • Hours: Full-time, 35-hours/week
  • Salary: €37,425

Application Process

  • Email completed Application Form with a cover letter outlining your experience to Vanessa Moore, HR Manager vmoore@westcd.ie
  • Closing date for Application form and Cover Letter is Tuesday 2nd August at 4pm
  • Please reference application: COMM22

Selection Process

  • Shortlisting may apply
  • Expected timeline for interviews is mid to late August
  • Second round interviews may apply
  • Garda Vetting may apply
  • Reference checks

Westmeath Community Development is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Canvassing will disqualify


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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
5th Jul, 2022
Mullingar, Co Westmeath
Expiry Date
2nd Aug, 2022