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Job Opportunity with Kildare Volunteer Bureau - Participation Officer in Maynooth

Kildare Volunteer Bureau

Kildare Volunteer Bureau 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 will open an Outreach Centre in the University.

KVB now wish to recruit a participation officer, part time, to provide the full range of KVB placement services in the Maynooth office.

Participation officer (19.5 hrs per week) fixed term contract to 31st December 2006

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, Newbridge

Closing date for receiving applications last post 4 th February 2006

Job Description and Person Specification

The position is supported by Kildare County Development Board under the Cohesion Fund and NUI Maynooth