The Regional Development Officer (RDO) will be based initially in Dublin with responsibility for Counties Dublin, Louth and Wicklow.
The RDO’s role is to increase participation numbers of young people to experience a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. Through recruiting, training, supporting and encouraging volunteers the RDO will increase the number of participants and of local volunteers. The RDO will support and strengthen committee structures in Areas and Counties.
We are looking for a committed enthusiastic individual with the capacity to work with, influence and motivate a range of volunteers, partners and agencies.
The RDO will have excellent communication, organization, presentation and negotiation skills. In addition the RDO will have a good overall education, relevant experience and a good understanding of sporting and cultural activities. The ability to work on one’s own initiative as well as within a team is also a key requirement.
Support local Area and County committees with strengthening operational structures, implementing funding programmes, recruiting and training of current and new volunteers and ensuring each Area and County is a viable and sustainable entity.
· A third Level Qualification is desirable but not essential
Applications addressed to John Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, 20 Inish Carraig House, Golden Island, Athlone, Co. Westmeath or firstname.lastname@example.org must be received by Friday, January 15th 2016.
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