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Job Ad Fingal VC

Posted: 4/2/2008

Manager required for Fingal Volunteer Centre

Blanchardstown Area Partnership, on behalf of the Fingal Volunteer Centre, now
wishes to recruit for the post of Manager with the Fingal Volunteer Centre. The
Fingal Volunteer Group is funded through the Department of Community, Rural
and Gaeltacht Affairs, Fingal County Council, Blanchardstown Area Partnership
and Co-operation Fingal.
The Fingal Volunteer Centre will match potential volunteers with volunteering opportunities
and promote and support volunteerism throughout the county. The duties of
the Manager will include the following:
• Design a strategic plan for the sustainability of a county-wide volunteer centre in
• Develop the centre as a viable resource for voluntary and community groups and
volunteers, including implementing appropriate policies and practice guidelines
across the Fingal County area.
• Develop operation of the Fingal Volunteer Centre in areas currently under-serviced.
• Ensure appropriate direction of the Fingal Volunteer Centre’s human resources.
• Identify and seek additional funding opportunities for the centre and future project
• Promote and develop concept of volunteering to all sections of the community.
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following:
• Direct Management experience in similar or related field.
• Appropriate 3rd level qualifications or relevant Community and Voluntary sector
• Leadership and management skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Commitment to community development principles.
This is a full time position initially based in Blanchardstown but with a County wide remit. The
salary for the position is €47,888. To apply, please contact Kathleen Smith on 01-820 9550 for
an application form and job description, or email Completed application forms
must be returned to Kathleen before 4.00pm on Friday 22nd February 2008 with interviews on
Thursday 6th March. All applications will be treated in confidence.
Blanchardstown Area Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government