Current Vacancies with Green-Schools / Programmes within the EEU

Communications Coordinator

An Taisce has a wide remit and various teams implementing education programmes and
advocacy related work. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the overarching outputs and aligning messaging throughout the organisation.

The Communication Coordinator will manage the day-to-day internal and external communications and outreach activities
of An Taisce through public relations and press, social media and website, and various publications.

The post will be full-time for a period of 12 months initially with extension subject to funding.

Please submit a current CV and letter of application outlining your relevant experience and aspirations for the role to: by 5pm on Monday 19th February 2024.

See full job description here. 

Safe Routes to School Temporary Infrastructure Officer      

The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Climate Ambassador. The Safe Routes to School programme was launched in March 2021 and focuses on the delivery of infrastructure to support active travel to school. The programme is funded by the Department of Transport and supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA).

Safe Routes to School Programme:

The Department of Transport has funded An Taisce EEU to develop and deliver a comprehensive Safe Routes to School programme which will support the wider Green-Schools Travel programme. The programme will focus on improving infrastructure in front of and around schools so that more students can walk or cycle to school. The programme is being delivered in partnership with Local Authorities and other key stakeholders nationwide.

The key focus for the programme is as follows:

  • To provide “front of school” treatments to enhance sustainable access into the school grounds.
  • To accelerate the delivery of cycling and walking infrastructure on access routes to schools.

An Taisce EEU is now recruiting one full-time temporary (until the end of December 2024) Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Officer to be based in the following areas: Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford, Waterford. The role will be homebased with travel to schools in the area.

Please submit your application to: Kayleigh Mulvey at by 5pm on the 10th of March 2024.

See full job description here. 

See job application here