The Envrironmental Education Unit (EEU) 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 Neat Streets.

  • The Green-Schools Travel programme operates on a national basis and encourages sustainable travel to school and is the largest programme operated by the EEU. The programme, which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport (DTTS) and supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA), has been running nationally since 2008 and in the Greater Dublin Area since 2005.
  • The Green-Schools programme encompasses the core themes within Green-Schools and promotes long-term, whole-school action for the environment. Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. The programme is operated and co-ordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (FEE member for Ireland) and operated in partnership with Local Authorities and supported by the Department of Housing, Planning, & Local Government; Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment; Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Irish Aid, National Transport Authority; National Parks and Wildlife Service, Irish Water and the Wrigley Company Limited.

The EEU is currently seeking applications for two roles:

1. Communications Assistant & Videographer Role

An Taisce is now recruiting one Full Time Communications Assistant & Videographer to be based in Swifts Alley, Dublin 8. The post will be full-time for a period of four months from September 2019 until 31st December 2019 with a possibility to extend. This is subject to funding and there will be a probationary period of 3 months. The post will be 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.


2. Infrastructural Administration Officer

An Taisce is now recruiting one Full Time Infrastructural Administration Officer to be based in Swifts Alley, Dublin 8. The post will be full-time for a period of two years from September 2019 to July 2022. This is subject to funding and there will be a probationary period of 3 months. The post will be 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.


Closing date for both roles is: Friday, August 9th at 4pm.