As part of the exciting developments in The Crossroads Centre we are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to bring the centre to the next level as the Activities Coordinator.
We have put together a comprehensive job description below. If you think this challenge is right for you we would welcome your application for the post. Please email your CV and covering note to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Activities Co-ordinator Vacancy or post to us at the address below:
The Chairperson, The Crossroads Centre, Cong, Co. Mayo, F31 PY97
Job Specification & Terms and Conditions
|Job Title|| |
The Crossroads Centre Activities Coordinator
|Purpose of the Post |
|The purpose of this post is to coordinate the day-to-day operations and organisation of activities in the Crossroads Centre and further develop, enhance and promote service provision thereby supporting the Centre in its efforts to provide access to support, services and information for families, individuals and groups in the Cong area and surrounds. Its services are designed based on the principles of inclusiveness and integration for all social groups, including older people, the unemployed and people with disabilities.|
|Reporting Relationship||The Crossroads Centre Activities Coordinator will report to the Operations Manager of Cong Community Centre Ltd.|
|Working Hours||39 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks). Due to the nature of the work evening and weekend work will be necessary. Any time worked over 39 hours will be given in via Time Off in Lieu (TOIL) system. Timesheets must be kept.|
|Location of Post||The Activities Coordinator will be based in the Crossroads Centre in Cong Co. Mayo.|
|Remuneration||€21,000 per annum|
|Details of Service||The Crossroads Centre is a state of the art facility to serve a parish, consisting of three villages, Cong Cross and the Neale in Co. Mayo Ireland. This centre’s business name is The Crossroads Centre. It is owned by the Community, under a Voluntary Board of Directors and Members, the legal company name is Cong Community Centre Ltd.|
The Crossroads Centre aims to benefit all local people, groups and organisations. It is a not-for-profit community, voluntary and charitable organisation. It is a social enterprise initiative set up to develop services and facilities which are commercial in nature to provide social and community gain. This multi-purpose facility is 7,600 sq feet and incorporates an exhibition/foyer area, fully functioning corporate type kitchen, large and small meeting rooms, a heritage quarter and a large hall for special occasions.
|Principal Duties and Responsibilities|
|Work with the Cong Community Centre Ltd Board, the Crossroads Management Committee, other local committees and representatives to assume the following duties and responsibilities: |
Marketing/Promotion to increase footfall to the Centre and the Number of Community/Voluntary groups using the facility in order to increase traded revenues:
Maintenance of the Centre
The Crossroads Activities Coordinator will ensure:
The Crossroads Centre is registered with the HSE Environmental Health Service as a Food Business limited to the preparation and service of soup, sandwiches, scones and beverages.
The Crossroads Centre Activities Coordinator during the period of employment or at any time after the termination of the employment may not disclose any confidential information in respect of the employer or information relating to the work or staff participating or working in the Crossroads Centre.
The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all the duties involved and consequently, the Crossroads Activities Coordinator may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post by the Voluntary Board of Directors.
This job description may be reviewed, updated and/or amended from time to time inline with the needs of the service as required by Board of Directors and Management.
|Applicants must by the closing date of application possess the following:|
Additionally, to comply with CSP criteria, the applicant must be from one of the following target groups:
a. A person in receipt of Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB), Jobseeker’s Assistance (JA), one parent family payment (OPF) or the Jobseeker Transitional Payment
b. Persons in receipt of disability allowance (DA), invalidity pension, blind persons pension or other disability benefit.
c. Travellers in receipt of Jobseeker’s Benefit or Jobseeker’s Assistance or one parent family benefit.
d. Stabilised and recovering drug mis‐users.
e. People employed from Tús, Gateway, Community Employment (CE) and Job Initiatives (JI) schemes are deemed eligible. Former RSS workers who were previously CE participants are also eligible.
A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
Each candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character. Garda vetting will be required.
To comply with the CSP funding conditions, the applicant must be under 66 years of age.
|Skills, competencies and knowledge|
|The successful candidate will demonstrate:|
Knowledge and Skills:
Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
Commitment to providing a quality service
“This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme”