Situations Vacant-Paid Positions

The Situations Vacant - Paid Positions section is part of Dóchas Wednesday News, which also includes job openings, volunteer posts and sector courses, seminars and events. Please use the menu links on the right, or below if on a mobile device, to navigate through the different sections.

(1) Concern Worldwide - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally 

Concern Worldwide is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in Ireland and internationally. Full details are available at (where you can also register your details to receive job alerts directly). Various closing dates apply. 

(2) GOAL - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally

GOAL is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in a number of countries. Full details are available at Details for current invitations to tender for consultancies can be found at closing dates apply.

(3) Trócaire - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally

Trócaire is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in a number of countries. Find out more about these rolesVarious closing dates apply.

(4) Misean Cara - Tender for Legal Services

Misean Cara invites proposals from legal firms with relevant experience and expertise in the provision of legal advice and representation for an initial three year period. Full details available here. Closing date: 14 March.

(5) Irish Red Cross seeks Telefundraiser

The Irish Red Cross requires an engaging and enthusiastic advocate for its growing telesales team in an office based role - an amazing individual, to join an amazing team, to inspire and engage supporters of the Irish Red Cross and members of the public in relation to the crucial work the Irish Red Cross is carrying out. We would love to hear from you if you: Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and very strong spoken English; Are passionate, determined and committed to the work of the Irish Red Cross; Have experience in fundraising is a definite advantage. What will the role entail: Inspiring supporters on the phone to support the Irish Red Cross through direct debit regular gifts; Informing and engaging the public about the crucial work that Irish Red Cross is carrying out at home and internationally; Representing the Irish Red Cross in a friendly, courteous and professional manner at all times, and abiding by the fundraising code of conduct and established protocols This is a full-time contract of 35 hours per week, with a fixed hourly rate of pay of €14 per hour. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Closing date: 14 March. 

(6) Plan International seeks Senior Emergencies Officer

The Senior Emergencies Officer will coordinate a large EU-funded consortium led by Plan International. They will have experience in EU grant coordination and will be familiar with sector-accepted standards such as INEE minimum standards. They will be part of the Emergencies Unit, which is responsible for managing and maintaining our humanitarian grant portfolio. They will also form part of Plan International’s emergency roster and may be deployed at short notice to respond to emergencies. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 18 March, 5pm.

(7) IDEA & Bridge 47 - Call For Tender to Develop Training Course on ‘Political Leadership for Sustainable Development’

The Bridge 47 Project, which includes the Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) as a partner, is recruiting a consultant or organisation to develop a template one-day Global Citizenship Education (also known as Development Education) training course for election candidates on ‘Political Leadership for Sustainable Development’ in Ireland. Find out more. Closing date: 20 March, 5pm.

(8) International Organisation for Migration (IOM) - Consultancy 

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Ireland invites applications for a Consultancy in the framework of the European Union-funded project PROTECT – Preventing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence against Migrants and Strengthening Support to Victims. PROTECT, which is being implemented in 12 EEA countries, aims to ensure that local and national SGBV support services are adapted to include and targetmigrants, particularly refugees and asylum-seekers. Through a process of engagement with national stakeholders the successful candidate will be responsible for the development of guidelines on SGBV, as well as the delivery of several capacity building trainings to service providers. For full terms of reference, please see here. Closing date: 22 March. 

(9) Carmichael seeks Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisor

Carmichael are recruiting a Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisor (from 1 July 2019) to lead and supervise our CE project. The key responsibility of the CE Supervisor will be to ensure the effective and efficient direction of the human, financial and material resources of the CE Programme. Thereby, ensuring that the programme is being run in accordance with all the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) guidelines and is of maximum benefit to both participants and Carmichael. The Supervisor’s main remit is the ongoing recruitment, provision of training and overall responsibility for the Project and reporting to the CE Project Management Committee. Carmichael Centre for Voluntary Groups, established in 1990, is a major support and service provider to Irish nonprofits and is located in North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7. Our long standing CE scheme is a valuable part of the services we provide to our 45 resident charities and to local nonprofits. We are looking to recruit an energetic and performance driven person to manage this important programme in the dynamic and varied environment of Carmichael. Work experience/Qualifications: Must have 3 years previous direct supervisory experience in Administration, Project management and/or Training or other relevant position; Must have attained a Major Award at 3rd Level (QQI level 6 or higher) in Business/Financial, Administration, Training, Project Management, Community Development or a related discipline. See here for details of the job description. This is a full-time (39 hours per week) position and the salary for this post is determined by the DEASP. Apply by sending CV to the CEO at or by post to the CEO, Carmichael, 4 North Brunswick St, Dublin D07 RHA8. Closing date: 29 March, 5pm.

(10) IDEA seeks Policy and Advocacy Officer

The Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) is recruiting a Policy and Advocacy Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and implementing IDEA’s advocacy for Development Education. Find out more. Closing date: 2 April, 5pm.

(11) Oxfam Ireland - Various Roles

  • Fundraiser (Cork)

  • Telefundraiser (Dublin)

  • Campaigner (Dublin)

  • Fundraiser (Dublin)

Find out more and apply for any of the above roles.