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Kildare Volunteer Bureau seek Participation Officer

Kildare Volunteer Bureau

Kildare Volunteer Bureau (KVB) is charged with the development, promotion and support of Volunteer participation in County Kildare. As part of this development KVB in partnership with NUI, Maynooth operate an Outreach Centre in the University.

KVB now wish to recruit a participation officer, to provide the full range of KVB placement services in the Maynooth office. The position is part-time, flexible working options in line with the Academic year are possible.

Participation officer (Part time) fixed term contract to 31st December 2008

The Participation Officer will support the Manager in the development of the Maynooth service.
The role will include working with the Campus community, local voluntary organisations and the corporate sector in identifying and accessing volunteering opportunities. The role will also involve working with KVB management and the Academic Departments on campus to develop suitable volunteering modules for inclusion in existing courses.
We would like to hear from you if you are committed to the concept of volunteerism and can work within a college environment. A good standard of education is required as is experience of working in the voluntary and community sector. You should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills together with relevant IT skills.

Letter of application and current CV to
The Secretary
Kildare Volunteer Bureau
4 Ard Na Ri
Francis St

Closing date for receiving applications last post 2nd February 2007
Job Description and Person Specification available on www.

The position is supported by Kildare County Development Board under the Social Cohesion Fund, Kildare Volunteer Bureau Fund and NUI Maynooth.