The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to work on various programmes within the Unit.

An Taisce runs some of Ireland’s largest and most successful environmental programmes and campaigns in partnership with different stakeholders including; public departments and agencies, private sponsors, schools and communities, with the aim of creating long term positive behaviour change among participants. Programmes include; Green-Schools, Clean Coasts, GLOBE and Neat Streets. An Taisce also manages, administers and delivers SEAI’s schools Energy Workshops programme on behalf of SEAI.

Participants in various programmes are typically supported with a range of training, resources, advice and guidance, through a series of workshops, events, visits, online support and correspondence. An Taisce is recruiting for a dynamic individual who would enjoy the challenge of working across various programmes, providing direct support to schools and communities through the delivery workshops and training, carrying out site visits, recruiting participants and maintaining relationships.

In addition to providing support to participants the role will involve a variety of work including; administration of databases, event coordination, scientific research, website content management, communications and procurement.

The post will be 32.75 hours per week, based in the Environmental Education Unit, 5a Swift’s Alley, Dublin 8 and a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected. Due to the nature of the role access to a private car and a full clean driving licence are required.
The duration of this appointment will be for an initial 6 month period, at which time the position will be reviewed in the context of funding and performance.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, 22nd October 2018. Please send CV and a cover letter to apurcell@eeu.antaisce.org