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Job opportunity with Carlow Volunteer Centre

Posted: 26/3/2007


The Carlow Volunteer Centre is a community organisation set up to promote and support volunteering in County Carlow.  The centre now invites applications for the post of:

Placement Officer

The role will involve working to recruit volunteers for a wide range of voluntary organisations and groups in Co Carlow, and ensuring that volunteers are matched to an opportunity suitable to their skills and interests.

The Placement Officer will be responsible for promoting volunteering, interviewing potential volunteers, maintaining accurate records, developing excellent relationships with voluntary groups and organisations in Co Carlow, and supporting the Manager in the implementation of the Carlow Volunteer Centre workplan.
Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to volunteering, excellent communication and IT skills, a flexible and adaptable approach, enthusiasm and a friendly manner.

Salary - €35,000

Further information and a job description is available on

Or contact Carlow Volunteer Centre:  Fiona Cunnane, Manager, Carlow Volunteer Centre, Castlehill, Carlow.  Phone 059 9173033, Email

Applications by CV and cover letter to reach Carlow Volunteer Centre by Friday 20th April 2007

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