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Kildare (Town) Newbridge Interculturalism Today are looking for a Project Co-ordinator

Kildare (Town) Newbridge Interculturalism Today
(K.N.I.T Project)

The KNIT Project is a new initiative aimed to support the integration of people with Refugee Status, Leave to Remain and Temporary Leave to Remain on ICB’05 grounds.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for the position of:

Project Co-ordinator (F/T)

This Pilot project will support the integration of our target group, by establishing a ‘Drop In Centre’ in Kildare Town with Outreach Services in Newbridge and by researching the long term needs of the above.

The position is for a fixed term contract to the end of 2007.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A relevant Third Level qualification and/or be able to demonstrate substantial experience, knowledge and ability in relation to the position on offer.

  • A minimum of 3 years experience of working with groups and individuals in a community setting with particular emphasis on understanding the needs of our target groups.

  • Knowledge and understanding of community development principles

  • Experience of project financial management

  • Commitment to anti-racism, inter-culturalism and working within an equality framework.

  • Good organisational, interpersonal and administrative skills including, I.T. skills

  • Full clean drivers licence and use of a car

Salary: €34,000- €38,000 dependent on experience

Please submit C.V and letter of application to:
KNIT Chair
c/o Kildare Volunteer Bureau
4 Ard Na Ri
Francis St.
Co. Kildare

Closing date: 5.00 p.m. Wednesday, 16th August 2006
Job Description and Person Specification available from above address or 086-2029843

 Project co-financed by the European Refugee Fund
Matched funding provided by Kildare County Council, Kildare Community Partnership and HSE through the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Social Cohesion funds. Also Newbridge and Kildare Town Asylum Seekers Support Groups.